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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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Creative Cafe- St Leonards on Sea

Last week I spent a busy morning at The  St Leonards Accademy working with the Year 8 students who are setting up a Creative Enterprise. Along with other artists I talked to them about freelance working and gave tips on ways to work effectively. They did a batch production activity to make  woven heart purses from my […]

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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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Wonky weaving

The Wonky Womens Institute invited me to join them at their meeting in St Leonards on Sea yesterday  for an evening of recycled weaving in the wonky style. Over 40 members worked on their creations using paper, sweet wrappers, fabrics and a lot of  imagination along with cups of tea and gossip. The next step […]

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