Anne Woodgate

Embroidered Pictures

Pictures shown below are examples of work for the 2021-2022 season. Please contact Anne if you have questions on any pictures shown. Anne is happy to reply with more details.

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The pictures offered for sale are framed and ready to hang. The sizes stated include the overall mount and frame size.

Since the gallery has reopened after the pandemic, the pictures shown on the website may not still be available. Please visit the gallery or contact Anne by email if you have seen a picture below that you are interested in.

French Lavender.
1. French Lavender
Overall size 30cm wide by 37cm tall. Stitching techniques include hand dyed silk ribbon.
Topiary Trees.
2. Topiary Trees
Overall size 33cm wide by 27.5cm tall. Linen covered outer mount.
Sea thrift at Tintagel, North Cornwall.
3. Sea Thrift at Tintagel, North Cornwall
Overall size 35cm wide by 29cm tall. Always a spectacular sight in early spring are the drifts of pink sea thrift clothing the cliff tops of the north Cornish coast. Stitching technique uses French knots for the sea thrift and hand dyed silk rods sewn to the rock surfaces. This creates an added sense of texture.
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Wistman's Wood, Dartmoor.
4. Wistman's Wood, Dartmoor
Overall size 30.5cm wide by 36.5cm tall. Wistman's Wood is both a magical and eerie place. Stunted oak trees grow over and amongst the moss covered boulders on the upper slopes of Dartmoor. Stitching techniques with various embroidery stitches and hand dyed silk rods adding texture to the boulders. A larger view of the textile art is available to view here in greater detail.
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The Pewter Vase.
5. The Pewter Vase
Overall size 30cm wide by 40cm tall. Hand pained and embroidered with threads and hand dyed silk ribbons. Various embroidery stitches have been used to create the original piece. They include French Knots and the Turkey Knot stitch. The Turkey Knot stitch is also known as the Ghiordes Knot. This stitch originates from Turkey. It is the rug stitch, commonly used there and the technique has been adapted for surface embroidery. It creates the Bunny Tail (Lagurus ovatus) grasses in this picture. The work is presented in a shadow box style of frame with a linen covered outer mount.
Bulrushes at Slapton Ley, South Devon.
6. Bulrushes at Slapton Ley, South Devon
Overall size 31cm wide by 26.5cm tall. A larger view of the textile art is available to view here in greater detail.
Tortoiseshell cat (Peggy).
7. Tortoiseshell Cat (Peggy)
Overall size 28cm wide by 31cm tall. Stitching techniques use silk shading. The image of Peggy is based upon the friendly cat always in attendance at the Duchy of Cornwall Nursery in Lostwithiel.
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Alliums.
8. Alliums
Overall size 27cm wide by 30cm tall.
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Ram.
9. Ram
Overall size 24cm wide by 20cm tall. Framed in limed oak with linen covered mounts.
Path through the corn field.
10. Path through the Corn Field
Overall size 33cm wide by 25cm tall. Stitching techniques include hand dyed silk poppies. The image evokes a quintessential, pastoral english summer scene.
Sheep and foxgloves.
11. Sheep and Foxgloves
Overall size 34cm wide by 27cm tall. Stitching techniques include silk ribbon stitched foxgloves.
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Country view with sheep and poppies.
12. Country View with Sheep and Poppies
Overall size 34cm wide by 27cm tall. The stitching techniques include silk ribbon stitched poppies.
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Summer hedgerow.
13. Summer Hedgerow
Overall size 31cm wide by 25cm tall. Inspiration from Maiden Castle in Dorset.
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Sheep under the chestnut tree.
14. Sheep under the Chestnut Tree
Overall size 29cm wide by 24cm tall. Framed in a limed oak.
Herdwick sheep and lamb.
15. Herdwick Sheep and Lamb
Overall size 26cm wide by 29cm tall. Inspiration from the Langdale Valley, Cumbria.
Country view.
16. Country View
Overall size 25cm wide by 32cm tall. Linen covered mount and oak frame.
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Summer Flower Border with Orange-tip butterflies.
17. Summer Flower Border with Orange-tip butterflies
Overall size 24.5cm wide by 31cm tall. Summer flower border stitched with threads and hand dyed silk ribbons. Mounted with an inner mount of green and outer mounts and frame of pale lavender.
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Mackerel on plate.
18. Mackerel on a Plate
Overall size 45cm wide by 30cm tall. Stitching techniques include metallic and satin threads. Anne has adapted traditional embroidered stitches to depict the scales and metallic sheen of the mackerel.
The garden path.
19. The Garden Path
Overall size 26cm wide by 35cm tall. Based on Beatrix Potter's cottage garden at Hilltop in the Lake District. Framed with a coloured and limed frame.
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Blue flower border with orange-tip butterflies.
20. Blue Flower Border with Orange-tip Butterflies
Overall size 40cm wide by 28cm tall. The finished embroidery has had the flowers painted onto the mount as though they are spilling out from the border.
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Tall flower border with bees and a blue butterfly
21. Tall Flower Border with Bees and a Blue Butterfly
Overall size 24cm wide by 31cm tall. Painted flowers spilling out over the mount.
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Cat at the window.
22. Cat at the Window
Overall size 27cm wide by 33cm tall. Framed with a coloured and limed frame. The cat has been sewn with long and short stitch using threads. The flowers in the vase have hand dyed silk ribbons.
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Dartmoor gorse.
23. Dartmoor Gorse
Overall size 20cm wide by 26cm tall. 'When gorse is out in bloom, kissing is out of season', so the old saying goes, as flowering gorse may be found on Dartmoor throughout the year. Gorse or furze as it is also known was adopted by Dartmoor sweethearts as a symbol of steadfast love. This piece of textile art has been worked using threads and hand dyed pure silk ribbon. Worked on calico and linen. Framed with a shadow box using a hardwood frame. Linen covered mount.
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Rosemary.
24. Rosemary
Overall size 21cm wide by 31cm tall. 'As for rosemary, I like to let it run all over my garden walls, not only because the bees love it but because it is the herb sacred to remembrance and to friendship'
Sir Thomas More (1478 - 1535). Linen covered mount.
Ladybird.
26. Ladybird
Overall size 19cm wide by 21cm tall. Raised stumpwork embroidery made popular as an embroidery technique in the Jacobean era. This adds a third dimension to the finished piece. The ladybird has been framed in a shadow box to set off the artwork. Satin threads have been used.
Green Beetle.
27. Beetle
Overall size 17cm wide by 20cm tall. Raised stumpwork embroidery stitched with metallic threads. Black wool felt has been used to create the beetle's body. Stitched onto pure linen and framed with linen mounts and a shadow box. Finished with an oak frame.
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Bumblebee.
28. Bumblebee
Overall size 23cm wide by 20cm tall. Worked on linen. Embroidered using gold and metallic threads. Framed with an outer linen mountboard in a limed oak frame.
Summer flower border with bees.
29. Summer Flower Border with Bees
Overall size 17cm wide by 22cm tall. Limed oak frame.
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Summer flower border With orange tip butterfly.
30. Summer Flower Border with Orange-tip Butterfly
Overall size 18cm wide by 21cm tall. Limed oak frame. Painted flowers spill out onto the mount.
Summer flower border with bees and blue butterfly.
31. Summer Flower Border with Bees and Blue Butterfly
Overall size 19cm wide by 23cm tall. Linen covered mounts with a coloured and limed frame.
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Summer flower border with Orange-tip Butterfly.
32. Summer Flower Border with Orange-tip Butterfly
Overall size 16cm wide by 21cm tall. Limed oak frame.
Long flower border.
35. Long Flower Border
Overall size 24cm wide by 15cm tall. Mounted with a linen mountboard and framed in limed oak.
Flower border with orange tip butterfly and bumblebees.
36. Flower Border with Orange-tip Butterfly and Bumblebees
Overall size 21cm wide by 25cm tall. Hardwood frame.
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Bowl of flowers.
37. Bowl of Flowers
Overall size 14cm wide by 16cm tall. Limed oak frame.
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Flowers and butterflies.
38. Flowers and Butterflies
Overall size 15cm wide by 19cm tall. The butterflies are hand painted and cut out from fabric. Framed in a dark brown frame.
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Flower mixture.
39. Flower Mixture
Overall size 14cm wide by 16cm tall. Limed oak frame.
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Summer flower border and blue butterflies.
40. Summer Flower Border and Blue Butterflies
Overall size 24cm wide by 27cm tall. Three small silk ribbon embroidered butterflies. Silk ribbon and thread flowers, framed with an outer linen mount and an ivory coloured frame.
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Summer flower border with an orange-tip butterfly.
41. Summer Flower Border with an Orange-tip Butterfly
Overall size 18cm wide by 21cm tall. Threads and hand dyed silk ribbons and a silk ribbon orange tip butterfly. Limed oak frame.
Bee Sampler.
42. Bee Sampler
Overall size 31cm wide by 31cm tall. Threads and silk ribbons have been used to create the bees and the flowers on this sampler. The picture has been finished with a linen mount in a shadow box frame. The frame is ivory with gold.
Bee and Dragonfly.
43. Bee and Dragonfly
Overall size 19cm wide by 23cm tall. This picture has been stitched in metallic threads on pure linen with two decorative buttons attached. It has been framed in a linen mountboard, with a shadow box style, with an ivory coloured frame.
Cherry Trees.
45. Cherry Trees
Overall size 27cm wide by 22cm tall.
Gorse at Bench Tor, Dartmoor.
46. Gorse at Bench Tor, Dartmoor
Overall size 24cm wide by 31cm tall. Hardwood frame.
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