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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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Summer update

I have had a busy working summer with lots of interesting projects to work on ready for a busy autumn ahead. I am currently showing work in A Sensitive Art with the British Tapestry Group at the Quilt Museum and Gallery, St Anthony’s Hall, Peasholme Green, York,  YO1 7PW until 30th November. Other projects include a ‘Blending’ pack […]

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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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Create Make Bake

This week I am busy preparing for the ‘Create, Make, Bake’ event in Rye for St Michael’s Hospice which does amazing work in St Leonards on Sea for people across East Sussex. See this link for more information I will be showing my 3D weaving and focusing on my woven hearts purses which are based […]

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Loom(ing) questions

I have had several questions about my loom so I thought that I would put all the information together in one post. This very useful old book shows the loom that I use and a photo of a loom that William Morris gave to the museum. The diagram of the loom shows a continuous warp […]

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World Book Day 7th March 2013

It is World Book Day today.  April 2013 sees a new book of my embroidery being published by Search Press. ‘Start to Stitch’ is based on several books from the ‘Start to’ range, combining them into a new publication to introduce skills and projects using stitch. It is great to see my work going to a […]

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