Julie Parmenter of the Knitting & Stitching Show speaks to Hand & Lock about their Prize for Embroidery.
Image: Hand & Lock Eliza Gomersall Student Textile Art 8628. Hand & Lock Ana Maria Restrepo Open Textile Art 8971.
Hand & Lock, we have been waiting with much anticipation to see the final pieces and winning entry to your prestigious 2023 Prize for Embroidery! From hundreds of entrants, your judging panel selected 24 finalists for the 2023 Prize, six in each of the four judging categories. What can visitors to The Knitting & Stitching Show expect to see this year?
There is such a variety of work that will be on display. The categories allow work made by machine and hand so there is always such a diverse selection of stitches to see. We also have the two different subject categories of fashion and textile art, this means we see embroidery in a huge variety of settings, anything from jewellery, wall hangings, furniture, and art installations.......
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