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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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Transitions continues – 2

Again I spent the afternoon at Knole where I was weaving and talking to the many visitiors to the exhibition and the house. It was lovely and sunny, this makes the light in the Orangery glow beautifully. It is good to show the technique of tapestry weaving and talk about the wonderful Brussels tapestries in […]

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Transitions continues

I spent the day at Knole last Saturday talking to the many visitors and weaving. The design of this tapestry is inspired by the coronet from the stained glass window on the Great Staircase at Knole. The texture in the cream is due to the slight slub in the wool and silk  yarn I am adding […]

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Transitions is now open 26th March to 28th April 2013

The tapestry weaving exhibition ‘Transitions’ is now open at Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent, England, 26th March to 28th April. The exhibition is open Tuesday to Sunday in The Orangery. The house is also open to visitors Tueaday to Sunday. Entry fees are payable for the house (free for National Trust members) but not for the exhibtion. However I would […]

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International Women’s Day 8th March 2013

Transitions, Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent. The inspiration for the work has a very female context, blending colours and refering to the change of skin colour when we blush.Virginia Wolf  in ‘Orlando’ perfectly describes the colours and contents of Knole. Red is referred to often and I have repeatedly used red in my work for many years. […]

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Snow Leopard tapestry commission

  I have just completed a tapestry for Knole, Sevenoaks. It is based on the snow leopard motif which is the symbol of the Sackville family who  live at the house. The tapestry will be used by the education department to show the school visitors the wonders of how tapestry is woven on a loom.

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