Celtic Stitches in Time

CELTIC STITCHES IN TIME

Celtic Stitches in Time is a series of online activities coinciding with the development of a new website dedicated to the work of George Bain (1881-1968).

An artist and educator with a passion for sharing Celtic art, Bain continues to inspire countless artists and craftspeople to this day. His instruction manuals are still in print as Celtic Art: The Methods of Construction.

Central to the activities is a child’s jumper designed by Bain. The jumper is one example of the hundreds of designs in a Celtic style Bain produced. The George Bain Collection held by Groam House Museum includes sketches, hand-drawn plates for his books, designs for craftwork and craftwork itself – carpets, leatherwork, woodwork, embroideries, ceramics. It is a Recognised Collection of National Significance to Scotland.

The child’s jumper is featured in a new online exhibition, Highland Threads, and along with other knitting designs by Bain, will be displayed in the museum when it reopens.

EXHIBITION: HIGHLAND THREADS

EXHIBITION: HIGHLAND THREADS

Groam House Museum is one of fourteen museums from across the Highlands taking part in Highland Threads. A virtual exhibition showcasing a costume from each museum’s collection.

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JOIN: CELTIC KNIT-A-LONG

JOIN: CELTIC KNIT-A-LONG

Create Celtic inspired knits, get tips from experienced knitters and share your progress with the community in our dedicated Facebook group

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