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Els Van Baarle and Cherilyn Martin at the Festival of Quilts

10/08/2017 10:00 am – 13/08/2017 5:00 pm | NEC, Birmingham

Leading textile artists Els Van Barle and Cherilyn Martin are launching their new book Interpreting Themes in Textile Art (Batsford) at The Festival of Quilts at the NEC. Pop by their stand TG19 to view their latest work and to buy your copy of the book.

The show runs from Thursday 10th – Sunday 13th August. For more information and to book your entry ticket, click here.

You also have the chance of hearing a talk from Els and Cherilyn at the festival’s Designer Supper, where you will enjoy a two course meal at the 4* Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel.

Els’ surface design techniques are widely celebrated and her large scale art-cloth pieces have won many awards. Els has published numerous books and her artworks are displayed in museums and private collections around the world.

Cherilyn is a practising mixed media artist and teacher who continues to explore surface, pushing the boundaries of material and techniques to create complex surfaces.

The two artists are celebrating 25 years of collaboration within their gallery at The Festival this year, and their mutual love of surface design and embroidery will form the basis of their illustrated talk.

Where: The Hilton Birmingham Metropole, The NEC
When: Friday 11th August, 7.30pm
Price: £36

For more information and to book, click here.

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