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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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Machine embroidered lace workshop

I have just finished my latest series of workshops at Bexhill Museum. Here are some of the free machine embroidered lace that the students created using water soluble fabrics. I am looking forward to seeing images of the work once the soluble fabric has been dissolved.

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Poetic stitches at Charleston

I am looking forward to the day teaching at Charleston. We are using the wonderful house and Bloomsbury literature to inspire the embroidery. http://www.charleston.org.uk/products-page/small-wonder-outsider-events/poetic-stitches/ Poetic Stitches at Charleston

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Albert in the Glasshouse

I have been inspired by the SoCo group exhibition to create a sash for the statue of Prince Albert which is in the 1920’s Glasshouse which is in Alexandra Park, Hastings. The sash is made with free machine embroidery on water soluble fabric. The stitching and applique is worked to make a delicate open lace […]

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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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Weather whether? an exhibition of woven tapestry

The Mill House Gallery, Ecclesden Lane, Angmering, West Sussex BN16 4DQ 18th-27th April 2014 10.30-4.30 I am working on the finishing touches to my work ‘Knot’ for the exhibition at The Mill House gallery. It is a wonderful space and provides the opportunity to work on 3D wall hung work due to the walls slopping inwards. […]

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On the Loom

Weather Whether? is the next BTG exhibtion at The Mill House Gallery, Angmering, West Sussex. On the loom at the moment I am busy weaving  ‘Knot’. It is a work which physically embodies the idea of change. The front and back surfaces are equally important and interchange. The whole piece will undulates and be contorted into the knotted […]

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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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