November 14TH - GENERAL MEETING 7PM
2018/2019 Guild Challenge - Embellishment
noun: embellishment; plural noun: embellishments
• a decorative detail or feature added to something to make it more
• the action of adding details or features.
synonyms: decoration, ornamentation, adornment, beautification,
enhancement, trimming, trim, garnishing, gilding
Make an article along the theme of “embellishment”.
- Requires a handspun and/or handwoven component (at least 50% of the article must be handspun,
hand felted, and/or handwoven)
- Requires two distinct parts 1. a ground work 2. an embellishment
Piece to be presented at the May 2019 general meeting.
Include a few sentences about the challenge. What was your inspiration for your piece? What did you find valuable about this challenge? What was difficult? How will what you learned inform your practice going forward?
The Guild Challenge is held annually; it is announced in September and judged in May. Pieces
submitted should be made within that time period. Judging will happen during the May Annual
General Meeting and prizes will be announced at the meeting. Usually, pieces are simply
dropped off before the meeting begins; information about how to label and submit your article
will be circulated closer to May.