Sunday, November 08, 2009

Hand Embroidery Network: WINTER WONDERLAND

Deadline: December 1, 2009 (RECEIVE)


Online Exhibition
Hand Embroidery Network
February 1 to March 31, 2010

The Hand Embroidery Network would like to announce the 2nd Hand Embroidery Network Online Exhibition 'Winter Wonderland'.
The winter online exhibition will be open to HEN community members and non members.


1. This is an international exhibition for beginners, intermediate or advanced embroidery artists.
2. Entry is open to members of the Hand Embroidery Network Community (free to join) and non members for a sign up fee of £5.00.
3. Work must be predominantly hand embroidery or freehand machine embroidery but other mediums are allowed.
4. Work must be your own original design (not a kit or chart).
5. Work must be created exclusively for the exhibition.

The theme 'Winter Wonderland' can be interpreted in many ways and using different embroidery styles and techniques. From traditional scenes, fun and cute, to a deep dark snow queen! Think Narnia meets Tim Burton's 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'!

Guidelines (truncated)

1. This is an online Internet only exhibition.
2. There is no selection process all entries will be exhibited on the exhibition website.
3. Entries can be either 2 or 3 dimensional works of art. Work should not exceed an A2 sheet of paper in size (16.5 x 23.4 inch).
4. All hand embroidery techniques or freehand embroidery techniques are allowed.
5. You may submit 2 works per embroiderer for entry.

1. There will be a prize in each category; beginners, intermediate and advanced. (Prizes to be announced, please note prizes will not be cash).
2. The prizes will be awarded on the best embroidery which interprets the theme of 'Winter Wonderland'.
3. The winners will be chosen by an independent judge(s).

View complete Exhibition Guidelines:

To enter the 'Winter Wonderland' online exhibition please complete the online application: