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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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Creative Christmas

The autumn has been rather hectic with making, showing and teaching that the posts updates have been a little far and between. There is still a chance to get to see the Creative Christmas show in St Leonards on Sea. This exhibition of over 30 makers across all art forms has become a tradition at […]

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Ebb & Flow- the textiles show |6th – 22nd October

The theme of Ebb & Flow is not limited to the movements of the sea where the ebb is the outgoing phase, when the tide drains away from the shore; and the flow is the incoming phase when water rises again. The terms are also common in figurative use such as ‘to come and go’, […]

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only 2 places left!

I only have 2 places left for the Eccentric tapestry weaving workshop. Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th July 2015 Stade Hall, The Stade, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3FJ 10am -4.30pm Come and learn the evocative eccentric technique of tapestry weaving where the surface changes and undulates across the weaving. Taking inspiration from the wonderful location […]

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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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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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Eccentric Tapestry Weaving, The Stade, Hastings, Sussex

Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th July 2015 Stade Hall, The Stade, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3FJ 10am -4.30pm Come and learn the evocative eccentric technique of tapestry weaving where the surface changes and undulates across the weaving. Taking inspiration from the wonderful location in Hastings Old Town beside the English Channel; beginners and those with […]

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Weather whether? an exhibition of woven tapestry

The Mill House Gallery, Ecclesden Lane, Angmering, West Sussex BN16 4DQ 18th-27th April 2014 10.30-4.30 I am working on the finishing touches to my work ‘Knot’ for the exhibition at The Mill House gallery. It is a wonderful space and provides the opportunity to work on 3D wall hung work due to the walls slopping inwards. […]

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On the Loom

Weather Whether? is the next BTG exhibtion at The Mill House Gallery, Angmering, West Sussex. On the loom at the moment I am busy weaving  ‘Knot’. It is a work which physically embodies the idea of change. The front and back surfaces are equally important and interchange. The whole piece will undulates and be contorted into the knotted […]

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Red Arrows over the sea

I was able to see the Red Arrows display team perform a spectacular display over the sea at Hastings, East Sussex. The sea and sky were blue and showed off the colourful plumes with a perfect effect left after the planes had made their amazing moves. The most wonderful I was not able to capture on […]

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