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Stitching a Story: Wilma Kilpatrick & Helen O'Hare

Fri, 1 March - Fri, 31 May

Museum at the Mill

Adm: FREE

Textile artist Wilma Kirkpatrick’s award-winning work has been exhibited across UK, Europe and America. The retired University of Ulster teacher of embroidery of over 40 years, presents a selection of quilts and samplers, some of which are collaborations with textile artist Helen O’Hare.

The quilts each tell a story using a range of embroidery techniques, using domestic and industrial machines, with hand stitching to construct them. Each quilt takes up to a year to create. The stories portrayed through the work range from emigration to events in the artist’s life.

Open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am – 3pm (Closed Public Holidays)

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