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The Anointing Screen: A Fusion of Tradition and Innovation

Wilcom: A Crucial Partner
in Creating the Anointing Screen

Today, we are thrilled to share the remarkable story behind the creation of the Anointing Screen for King Charles III’s coronation. 

In a captivating display that merges tradition and digital technology, the Anointing Screen showcases the seamless convergence of hand embroidery from the Royal School of Needlework and modern innovation. 

At the heart of this captivating masterpiece lies Wilcom’s digital embroidery software. Our industry-leading design tools and cutting-edge features empowered Pete Tarrant of Digi-Tek, a renowned digitizer, to bring the intricate tree outline to life with unparalleled precision. 

Renowned digitizer Pete Tarrant of Digi-Tek

Anointing Screen for King Charles III's coronation. 

Designed by renowned iconographer Aidan Hart, the Anointing Screen features a majestic tree that beautifully represents the unity and diversity of the Commonwealth’s 56 member countries. Every stitch symbolizes the interconnectedness and shared values of nations. 

King Charles III envisioned a masterpiece that seamlessly blends the rich heritage of hand embroidery with the limitless possibilities offered by digital embroidery technology.
King Charles III Anointing Screen: Digital Embroidery

Embracing the Power of Digital Embroidery!

Combining traditional craftsmanship with modern technology, the Anointing Screen’s creative possibilities soared. Digi-Tek Embroidery, equipped with advanced digital embroidery machines and Wilcom’s EmbroideryStudio software, played a crucial role.

Together, they breathed life into the intricate tree outline, harmoniously blending of tradition and innovation.

Our advanced technology transformed the artistic vision into reality, showcasing the true power of digital embroidery!

The Anointing Screen: A Fusion of Tradition and Innovation Renowned digitizer Pete Tarrant of Digi-Tek
The Anointing Screen: A Fusion of Tradition and Innovation Renowned digitizer Pete Tarrant of Digi-Tek

159 hours of digitizing and 28 hours of run time!

What an incredible journey this has been, with the most incredible team @sxrxngua @sachishettytextile_artist and so much support from @wilcom_int 159 hours of digitizing and @madeirauk for the all new Sensa green threads…” Digi-Tek

As we witness the Anointing Screen’s splendor, we are humbled by the collective effort that has brought this masterpiece to life.

Today, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to all those involved in this incredible collaboration. Together, we have created a lasting legacy that celebrates unity, diversity, and the boundless possibilities of embroidery artistry. We are immensely proud to have played a role in this historic project and to have partnered with a team that shares our passion for excellence.

Renowned digitizer Pete Tarrant of Digi-Tek

Thank you once again for joining us on this incredible journey, and we are excited to share more updates with you soon.

Coming soon!

An exclusive one-on-one interview with Pete Tarrant from Digi-Tek, where you’ll gain invaluable insights into the creation and intricate details of the Anointing Screen. Stay tuned!

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