The weekend of the 24th was the Quilt and Stitch Village event in Uttoxeter, not to far from me, so me and the lovely mum went along, meeting some guild friends there. I, of course, was excited to see the embroidery exhibition as I'd entered Save the Stitches.
Want to see it?
There are two photos to show it as it's so long!
I also took a photo of the whole thing, but Photobucket is playing up and I can't rotate photos.
I did not win.
I did not come 2nd.
I did not come 3rd.
I'm pretty sure I came 4th, but there are no rosettes for that, so we'll just have to assume I did! Here are the entries that did win, this was the Traditional Embroidery category.
I didn't fork out the pound it cost to buy the programme, so I've no idea who made these! The goldwork tudor rose above came third.
I loved this goldwork dragon, it came 2nd.
And this came first. In the Traditional category? Sorry about the reflection, but it was glazed and there was a window behind.
In my judges comments both said that it should have been framed. Funny that, I thought I'd entered an embroidery competition, not a framing competition (or rather a who-can-fork-out-the-most-money-for-their-massive-and-unusually-shaped-embroidery competition). The rest of the comments were good, so I probably shouldn't moan.