The Golden Threads of Life – An Exhibition by the Goldwork Guild

The Golden Threads of Life – An Exhibition by the Goldwork Guild

Celebrating the 2000 year old art of sumptuous goldwork embroidery It takes time to create such beautiful works of art, and consequently, the Goldwork Guild only holds an exhibition every 2-3 years. In 2019 this fascinating and inspirational exhibition takes place at Nature in Art Museum and Art Gallery, Wallsworth Hall, Twigworth, Gloucester, from 20th August – 8th September. The most exciting technique available to anyone who loves embroidery, is that of...
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The Golden Threads of Life – An Exhibition by the Goldwork Guild

The Golden Threads of Life

The Golden Threads of Life. “A Sumptuous Display of Goldwork Embroidery” – August 20th to September 8th 2019 at The Nature in Art Museum and Art Gallery, Wallsworth Hall, Gloucester


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The Goldwork Guild ‘Challenge’ 2018

Our competition this year is ‘TIME’. However ‘TIME’ is interpreted in this gold and metal thread embroidery, there must be a link to nature as all the pieces will be on display at our exhibition in August 2019 at the Nature in Art Museum and Art Gallery. The design must be an overall maximum of 16cms x 22cmsin size and unframed. There will be 5 prizes and entries need to be in for December 1st. Please enclose return postage.
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Or Nue Instruction Booklet

Or Nue Instruction Booklet

Sally Chapman has written a 12 page booklet on the technique of Or Nue. The first print run sold out quickly at the The Goldwork Guild exhibition, so we have had a further print run done and are pleased to offer the booklet for £2 plus P&P. P&P Costs are as follows: UK-£1.10       Europe-£2.00         International: £2.70 Please send your remittance to The Goldwork Guild (details on the Contact Us page).
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November 2017 Magazine

November 2017 Magazine

The Goldwork Guild Exhibition The Needle & Me (pt 3) Janice’s Project Update Butterflies The Last Supper Jacopo di Cambo Antependium Putting a design onto fabric The Lord Mayor of Chester’s Robe
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Goldwork ‘Leaf’ Challenge – Winners

Goldwork ‘Leaf’ Challenge – Winners

Thank you all for the wonderful pieces that we received. We have 22 pieces in total and these have been judged. 1st Wendy Rosier 2nd Eira Steggles 3rd Rosemary Gadd Wendy Rosier’s Leaf Rosemary Gadd’s Leaf The judges comments were as follows:- “It was very interesting to judge and the following are my views. One looked for goldwork threads that contrasted well and complimented one another. The junction of the leaf and stem was often weak in many...
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April 2017 Magazine

April 2017 Magazine

Embroidered Slippers The Needle & Me (pt 2) Save or Burn? No chance! Queen Elizabeth 1st Coverlet Diaper Patterns Bed in a Box Franciscan Vestment Set (Notes)
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November 2016 Magazine

November 2016 Magazine

The Needle & Me Experimenting with velvet Real Gold Thread Goldwork Vestments in Ancient Israel and Christian Theology A Goldwork Belt Travelling Mirror Byzantine Terminology & Beasts Saddles encrusted with Goldwork St George & The Dragon
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March 2016 Magazine

March 2016 Magazine

Gift to The Goldwork Guild Anne and Joachim Chasuble and Chalice Veil Berkeley Castle – The Grand Staircase Janice’s Project – a look at eight pieces, as well as the inspiration behind each design Goldwork Challenge Hand & Lock – questions answered  
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November 2015 Magazine

November 2015 Magazine

The Fetternear Vestment Again The Eight Lucky Symbols An inspiring visit to Venice Janice’s Project – a look at eight pieces, as well as the inspiration behind each design Visit to Hand & Lock
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April 2015 Magazine

April 2015 Magazine

Butterflies – kimono pieces A surprise in Stockholm The local costume of Bregenzerwald Project from the Staffordshire Hoard Chinese Dragons and the Pearl of Fire Couture and Ceremonial dress on demand . . . but how? Members ‘Away Day’  
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