Sunday, June 16, 2013

Bayeux Tapestry Reborn in Ireland

Most embroiderers have heard of the Bayeux Tapestry, the wool on linen emboidered story of the Battle of Hastings that earned William the Conquerer England as a prize.  Inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry, an Irish group from the eastern coast has created a modern version of their own history in crewel.
http://www.needlenthread.com/2013/05/the-ros-tapestry-irish-history-in-embroidery.html

To read "A Tale Told in Thread" further, visit the Ros Tapestry website.  Truly, history lives through our needles!
http://www.rostapestry.com

Written by Jane/Chilly Hollow
Blogging at http://chillyhollownp.blogspot.com
and at http://chstitchguides.blogspot.com
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