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Weaving a ‘W’- Red Letter

I have just finished weaving a letter ‘W’. It is not quiet as straight forward as it sounds. The sett is very important as is the decision about the number of threads to use in the weft. The weave direction is important in order to keep the sheds correct across the weaving and the whole […]

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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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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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Transitions at Knole

I am busy preparing for my exhibition with the National Trust at Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent. I am using Orlando by  Virginia  Wolf as inspiration for the  tapestry weaving I am showing in The Orangery. The exhibition opens on Tuesday 26th March and goes on until Sunday 28th April. Here are some images of the new work […]

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International Kite Festival, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

During my  trip to India I came across a sight that I never knew existed. On turning a corner on a walking tour of the old city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, I saw a group of men colouring white thread with a pink substance. The guide said it was the preparation of kite strings or manja for the […]

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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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Identity open

The British Tapestry exhibition Identity is now open at the Mill House Gallery, Angmering, West Sussex BN16 4DQ . It is open daily until Sunday 15th April. At the Private View yesterday the exhibitors were pleased by the positive response to the work and the gallery space. The range of work on the theme is fabulous from the […]

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Identity Exhibition taster

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