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Ebb & Flow- the textiles show |6th – 22nd October

The theme of Ebb & Flow is not limited to the movements of the sea where the ebb is the outgoing phase, when the tide drains away from the shore; and the flow is the incoming phase when water rises again. The terms are also common in figurative use such as ‘to come and go’, […]

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only 2 places left!

I only have 2 places left for the Eccentric tapestry weaving workshop. Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th July 2015 Stade Hall, The Stade, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3FJ 10am -4.30pm Come and learn the evocative eccentric technique of tapestry weaving where the surface changes and undulates across the weaving. Taking inspiration from the wonderful location […]

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The Language of Green

SoCo Artists ‘ The Language of Green’ Art Exhibition An exhibition linked to the local ‘Jack in the Green’ Festival. Over the last few decades, green has become an ideological and political colour as never before. At other times in history it has been associated with a host of contradictory ideas, which range from evil […]

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World collections- Bexhill Museum

Last month I lead a course looking at the World Collections at Bexhill Museum, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex. The group used the collection to inspire their embroidered book jackets. The displays re part of the Uniques project which aims at uncovering Ethnography in Kent and Sussex. www.uniquesproject.org.uk Here are the results of the 5 week Embroidery course-

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Water Week 2 8-14th March 2015

The tapestry weaving for Water Week 2 next week is being installed at Herstmonceux Castle, Sussex, BN27 1RN I was inspired to weave this piece after a winter walk exploring the Pevensey Levels. Water Layers Tapestry weaving, wool and mixed fibres. The work refers to the layers of water in the landscape on the Pevensey Levels […]

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Love is enough- collaborative tapestry factory

I have now completed the 4 day tapestry weaving residency at Modern Art Oxford on the factory floor as part of  Love is Enough William Morris & Andy Warhol. I was demonstrating and giving the visitors the opportunity to  contribute to a tapestry in a ‘factory’ setting.  Tapestry weaving is an ancient method of making […]

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Eccentric Tapestry Weaving, The Stade, Hastings, Sussex

Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th July 2015 Stade Hall, The Stade, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3FJ 10am -4.30pm Come and learn the evocative eccentric technique of tapestry weaving where the surface changes and undulates across the weaving. Taking inspiration from the wonderful location in Hastings Old Town beside the English Channel; beginners and those with […]

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Fresh Air 15 Sculpture – 3D tapestry weaving weekend

I am really excited to be part of  Fresh Air 15  Quenington Old Rectory, Gloucestershire Sunday 14th June to Sunday 5th July 2015. I am showing 3D tapestry weaving work and leading a workshop. 3-D WEAVING WORKSHOP – 27th and 28th June – £115  including materials For more information about the tapestry workshop and to […]

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World Cultures Embroidery

5 week textiles course at Bexhill Museum Tuesday 3rd March to Tuesday 31st March Morning 10.30-12.30 or Afternoon 1.30-3.30 Embroidery is a fascinating and enchanting process; in this course you will take inspiration from Bexhill museums current intriguing exhibition exploring world cultures/collections and the links to Bexhill. You will look at colours, patterns and textures to […]

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Women & Domesticity

I have been busy preparing work for the Women & Domesticity project led by Vanessa Marr. The exhibition of dusters is coming up soon in Eastbourne. My work uses embroidered dusters and  jam jars to reference a pleasurable domestic activity based on a quote by Lewis Carroll in Through the Looking-Glass and what Alice found there.  […]

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