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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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Machine embroidery update

The Machine embroidery course at Bexhill Museum has proved to be not only very popular; the course was full one day into the opening of the bookings, but the students have produced some wonderful work in the 4 sessions we have had so far. The final 2 sessions are devoted to  using the skills they have developed […]

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New Machine Embroidery and Textiles Course at Bexhill Museum in Spring 2014

Embroidery is a fascinating and enchanting process: in this new course that I am teaching machine embroidery at Bexhill Museum. We will have access to the museums eclectic collections to inspire the designs for the embroidery. I am excited about the opportunity to share my love of the techniques. I have already had lots of interest […]

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weaversbazaar – kit in preparation and to see and buy my work

I have been busy working on the development of a kit to teach Colour Blending techniques in tapestry weaving. It uses the wonderful yarns made and sold by weaversbazaar. The kit will include all that you need to start to do tapestry weaving along with a booklet of instructions. One of my students has tested […]

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Embroidery and Textiles course- student work

Rye College Community Learning Adult Education Classes Embroidery is a fascinating and enchanting process; in this course students  take inspiration from the colours patterns and textures of Indian embroidery to develop their own  designs in stitches. Beginners and those with more experience are enjoying the opportunity to explore a wide range of textile techniques in a like minded group. […]

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Snow Leopard tapestry commission

  I have just completed a tapestry for Knole, Sevenoaks. It is based on the snow leopard motif which is the symbol of the Sackville family who  live at the house. The tapestry will be used by the education department to show the school visitors the wonders of how tapestry is woven on a loom.

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