Currently Browsing: October 2018

The Making of the Bayeux Tapestry – the absolute latest news.

“The Making of the Bayeux Tapestry” is an extensive article on History Extra, the website for BBC History Magazine and BBC World Histories Magazine. The article, which is written in a question & answer format interviewing Alexandra Lester-Makin, PhD Medieval Embroidery and professional embroiderer, answers all kinds of questions about the tapestry, from how it […]


The Magna Carta Quilts

The Magna Carta Quilts The Magna Carta Quilts are a series of eight quilts made to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta at Runnymede in 1215 A.D.  They celebrate the establishment of Human Rights and celebrate the birthplace of Democracy, worldwide. They were made in 2014/15 by the Magna Carta […]


Stamford Bridge Tapestry is making progress.

There are three embroideries/tapestries that record the events in England  in 1066.  The first was the Battle of Fulford Gate which was won by the invading Vikings.  The second was the Battle of Stamford Bridge which the Saxons won and which ended the Viking’s career of invading and marauding communities in the northern hemisphere.  These […]