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Creative Christmas

The autumn has been rather hectic with making, showing and teaching that the posts updates have been a little far and between. There is still a chance to get to see the Creative Christmas show in St Leonards on Sea. This exhibition of over 30 makers across all art forms has become a tradition at […]

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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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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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Navigate- Bexhill Art Trail to finish soon

The very successful Navigate- Bexhill Art Trail comes to an end this weekend so this is the last chance to see a wide range of artwork across the Sussex town of Bexhill on Sea. The trail has been a colaboration between the artists, traders and the De La Warr pavilion. Plans are already in place  […]

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Navigate- Bexhill Art Trail 2013

NAVIGATE Bexhill Art Trail 2013 The Bexhill Art Trail is part of the Coastal Currents 13 Arts Festival across Hastings and Bexhill orgsanised with the De La Warr Pavilion Artists Critique Group. ‘Navigate’ continues my love of pre-used and pre-loved textiles in combination with the ‘star’ motif that I often put into my work. I […]

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Machine Embroidered Mosaic

I am currently teaching Machine embroidery at my studio. I like to show the students work that I have made to inspire them and to encourage experimentation. This machine embroidery is from my embroidered book Los Zapatos Rojo which is based on a visit to Barcelona by a small child.

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