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# 1 year of stitches2017 – My daily stitches continue…

Since the start of the year I have been doing some stitching each day for about 20 minutes. In my last post I talked about the first 10 days of the project which now has over 3,000 people stitching each day around the world. This is Day 44 of the 1 Year of Stitches 2017 […]

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#1yearofstitches – A project to keep me stitching

This year I am taking part in a worldwide project called 1 Year of Stitches: 2017. It is being run by Sara Barnes. My theme is to base the stitches I make on the classic embroidery book ‘Samplers and Stitches’ by Mrs Archibald Christie.  It was first published in 1920. The copy I have is […]

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Canterbury, Kent – Sensing Culture through textiles

  In my last post I talked about the background to the planning of the textile workshops I am leading for the Sensing Culture project with Canterbury Cathedral and The Beaney- House of Art & Knowledge. To book the workshop places please see these links http://www.canterbury-cathedral.org/news/ http://canterburymuseums.co.uk/whats-on/categories/workshop-events/ The textile workshops are for  Visually Impaired People […]

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World collections- Bexhill Museum

Last month I lead a course looking at the World Collections at Bexhill Museum, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex. The group used the collection to inspire their embroidered book jackets. The displays re part of the Uniques project which aims at uncovering Ethnography in Kent and Sussex. www.uniquesproject.org.uk Here are the results of the 5 week Embroidery course-

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Embroidery and Textiles course- student work

Rye College Community Learning Adult Education Classes Embroidery is a fascinating and enchanting process; in this course students  take inspiration from the colours patterns and textures of Indian embroidery to develop their own  designs in stitches. Beginners and those with more experience are enjoying the opportunity to explore a wide range of textile techniques in a like minded group. […]

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