Game of Thrones: the Hardhome Embroidery

Following on from the success of the Magna Carta embroidery and the Guild’s role in its production, the UK representatives of the HBO Home Entertainment TV Network contacted the Embroiderers’ Guild with the view to creating a special artwork in stitch to form the backdrop to mark the release of the ‘Game of Thrones’ Series 5 DVD & Blue Ray boxed set.The Hardhome Embroidery took 30,000 hours to complete from concept to completion and involved 140 embroiderers collaborating on the piece.The final piece measures 5 metres in length and 4 metres in height and has been exhibited to crowds up and down the UK.

Explore The Hardhome Embroidery e-book – previously published for Guild members – which takes you on a journey through the design process.