Deborah Mullins: Embroidery Artist Inspired By Palestine

Deborah Mullins: Embroidery Artist Inspired By Palestine

Today on the Stitchery Stories embroidery podcast, Deborah Mullins shares her passion for Palestine. The beautiful traditional embroidery and the places and people – as well as a deep sadness at the ethnic cleansing, displacement & social injustice experienced within that land.

Continue reading to discover the highlights of our chat and to see examples of  Deborah’s work … 

Susan chats with Deborah about:

  • Kickstarting a passion for embroidery after many years of other creative pursuits
  • Being inspired by 3 months in Palestine – the traditional embroidery but also the places and the tragic tales of displacement and injustice
  • Playing with colour and hand stitched textures
  • Bethlehem Couching & traditional Palestinian embroidery
  • The ‘Key Of Return’ – a symbol of memory and longing to return
  • Winning the Gold Medal for Creative Textiles from City & Guilds
  • Meeting Princes Anne at St. James’s Palace to receive an award from The Worshipful Company Of Haberdashers
  • A special visit to the British Museum stores to handle and study items of Palestinian costume
  • Why election results programs are so helpful…
  • Deborah’s exhibition 6-10 June 2018 at The Old School Room, Haworth
Deborah Mullins Stitchery Stories Textile Art Podcast Guest

Deborah Mullins Stitchery Stories Textile Art Podcast Guest

 

Visit: http://www.deborahmullins.uk/

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About the Author
This podcast has been created and produced by Susan Weeks from http://www.podcastprogress.com