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Symbiosis- My work is a Mélange

Symbiosis An exhibition of woven tapestry 19th April – 1st May 2016 This is the theme of  British Tapestry Group (BTG)  exhibition that is currently on show at Hastings Arts Forum in St Leonard’s on Sea, East Sussex. In the year that Hastings is commemorating the 950 year anniversary of the Battle of Hastings with the […]

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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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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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Summer update

I have had a busy working summer with lots of interesting projects to work on ready for a busy autumn ahead. I am currently showing work in A Sensitive Art with the British Tapestry Group at the Quilt Museum and Gallery, St Anthony’s Hall, Peasholme Green, York,  YO1 7PW until 30th November. Other projects include a ‘Blending’ pack […]

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Henley Art Trail

I am showing some ‘Fragments’ tapestries in ‘Venue 20′ as part of the Henley Art Trail this bank holiday weekend. See this link for more information on the event http://www.henleyartstrail.com/ and link across to ‘Venue 20′ in Twyford. A big thank you to Lin and Matty from Weavers Bazaar for organising the tapestry exhibition with […]

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And the weaving goes on……

Last Saturday was my 3rd ‘Meet the Artist’ day at Knole and I continued to weave the tapestry based on the window on the Great Staircase at Knole. The events have been very fascinating and enjoyable for me. I have spoken to many very intersting people who have given me lots of ideas for future work as […]

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Fire and Water- Catherine wheel

The work that I am showing in the Fire and Water exhibition at St Johns Church, St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex is inspired by the St Catherine window. St Catherine is the patron saint of lace makers and so is close to the heart of textile artists. I have made the wheels form merino […]

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hot off the loom

These small tapestries use my signature colour blending techniques. The patterns are taken from drawings made at the beautiful Indian Durbar Hall at Hastings Museum. I have used fragments of the pattern to highlight the intensity of the image and the elusive nature of the patterns.

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