Sunday, June 23, 2013

Last Great Scottish tapestry progress report

Again I spent yesterday with the Paisley great Scottish tapestry panel group stitching. This was the last Saturday of stitching on the project as its almost finished. There had been a lot of progress made in the past few weeks and yesterday. This is how the project looked at the end of yesterday's stitching session.

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As I've done for quite a few times, I brought the project home to stitch on last night and today. This is how it looks now.

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And some close ups

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The bit I'm most proud of is the Mill girl which was finished this afternoon

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The rest of the group are working on it further on Wednesday afternoon and should finish it then. The next time we see it will be probably at the Scottish Parliament in September. From what I understand the original plan was that all the stitchers would be invited to the opening of the exhibition but the number of stitchers has doubled since then so we are waiting to hear what the final arrangements will be.

Whilst the panel stitching is over, the plan is for the stitching group to continue. We are going to be taking part in a project called the Scottish Diaspora tapestry and will be stitching panels for this. There is also some early discussions about developing a project about Paisley and Renfrewshire, documenting our history in stitches as there are many tales to tell.

3 comments:

stitcheranon said...

Wow, lovely. You are so lucky to have such a group!

Karoline said...

It's gorgeous, congratulations to everyone involved

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