A Single Thread: Highlighting the Power of Cathedral Needlework

Sat Mar 28, 4pm
Presented by: Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House
Tickets · $6-15
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Discussion of the new book by Tracy Chevalier with National Cathedral kneeler expert Nancy Lukoskie. 

Join us to discuss the new book, A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier, moderated by a representative of the incredible and beautiful Washington Cathedral's embroidered kneeler collection. No matter your particular faith, these embroidered pillows will take your breath away. What is the connection you ask? Well, the main character of this new novel by the author of Girl With A Pearl Earring and others (who grew up in Washington DC), turns her life around through the experience of stitching her own embroidered kneeler pillow at Winchester Cathedral (UK). We couldn't share this book with you without including a presentation of our own stunning Cathedral embroideries. Our talk presenter and book discussion moderator will be local church embroidery finishing expert, Nancy Lukoskie of Fancywork Finishing. We think the combination is going to prove for a lively and spirited discussion, a wonderful last event at our Show, and we look forward to having you join us! 

Several copies of A Single Thread will be available in our gift shop for as long as they last but there is no signing at this event.

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