Category Archives: Embroidery

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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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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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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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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World Book Day 7th March 2013

It is World Book Day today.  April 2013 sees a new book of my embroidery being published by Search Press. ‘Start to Stitch’ is based on several books from the ‘Start to’ range, combining them into a new publication to introduce skills and projects using stitch. It is great to see my work going to a […]

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Stitching in India

It was lovely to watch a very skilled embroiderer sewing on a sheesha while on a recent trip to India. I will be adding more images from what was an amazing journey around Gujarat and Rajasthan.

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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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