Show Statement

The art works displayed are the products of many thousands of hours of work by members of two NB artisan guilds; several ‘vintage’ family heirlooms have also kindly been loaned by guild members.

Kingston Peninsula Stitchers’ Guild

Zairean Anjam, Theresa Bride, June Bull, Thuraia Elniaj, Jean Farwell, Barbe Meade, Lois Saunders, Kathy Thornhill, and Anne Titus.

Pleasant Valley Stitchers’ Guild

Doris Baardsen, Diane Bishop, Jean Campbell, Sally Colpitts, Gail Rogers, Lois Erb, Madeline Fowler, Donna Hughes, Sharon Isbill, Jane Keith, Theresa King, Brenda Long, Mary McConchie, Margaret McMillan, and Ce Pearson.

Styles of Stitching

Bargello/Needlepoint/Canvas Work,  Battenberg lace, Blackwork, Casalguidi Embroidery , Crewel embroidery, or Crewelwork, Deerfield Embroidery, Cross stitch, Cutwork or cut work, Pulled/ Drawn thread/Hem Stitching , Hardanger embroidery or “Hardangersøm,” Needlepainting/Painted Threads, Silk ribbon embroidery , Schwalm embroidery, Smocking, Stumpwork, Huck Weaving/Swedish Weaving/Spanish Weaving, and Temari balls.