“MADE IN DERBYSHIRE” PANELS, CHESTERFIELD LIBRARY
OPENED THURSDAY 8th OCTOBER 2015
Members of Ashbourne,
Chesterfield, Derby and Trent & Erewash Branches of the Embroiderers’ Guild
have been working with Matt Black, former Derbyshire Poet Laureate, and Paula
Moss, Photographer and Digital Artist, to create four stunning textile panels
depicting life in all its diversity in Derbyshire. Each panel illustrated features in Derbyshire
and included people, places, events, and products together with words collected
from people in Derbyshire.
A number of Ashbourne embroiderers stitched and
embellished elements (see below) of the first panel “New Brick” (above far left) which incorporated a
traditional recipe for Bakewell Pudding weaving its way through the panel.