St Osyth Mahala Eustace Wood
Serving the communities of Bures St Mary and Bures Hamlet


Hampton Court Embroiderers Guild

St Osyth was only a talented Woodworker and Model Maker
but her skills at Embroidery were also exemplary.

Some of this work can be found today housed in the
Embroiderers' Guild Collection, currently housed at Hampton Court Palace.



St Osyth was a member of the Essex Handicraft Society
and won several prizes for her work

Essex Chronicle, October 1933

Embroiderers' Guild "Stitch" magazine

Chris Berry on behalf of the Guild has published a superb article about St Osyth`s embriodery skills in their "Stitch" magazine No 72 August/September
It is available on-line from the Embroiderers' Guild website.



Research by Alan Beales
Chris Berry: Guild of the Embroiderers.