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Hunter & Collector

  I have been slowly working through ideas on the theme of Hunter & Collector for over 2 years now. The work involves using found  and vintage objects to inspire and be used in the textiles. Circles form a major feature for the work.   I have shown a circle woven with several soumack techniques […]

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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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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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Textile Journeys

Textile Journeys opens this week at Hastings Arts Forum in St Leonards on Sea. 21st November -3rd December 2013. To celebrate the opening all of the atrists have made lengths of red textiles which have been wrapped around the pilars in front of the gallery. I have my tapestry weaving in the exhibiton this work […]

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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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Create Make Bake

This week I am busy preparing for the ‘Create, Make, Bake’ event in Rye for St Michael’s Hospice which does amazing work in St Leonards on Sea for people across East Sussex. See this link for more information http://www.stmichaelshospice.com/createmakebake I will be showing my 3D weaving and focusing on my woven hearts purses which are based […]

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In the Light of Surrealism

  Hastings Arts Forum, St Leonards on Sea 13th – 25th September 2012 I am going to be showing embroidery and tapestry pieces in the forthcoming exhibition ‘in the light of Surrealism’ at Hastings Arts Forum. Please see the links for an atricle about the show in Cultural Quater magazine and Hastings Arts Forum website. […]

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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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