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Sensing Culture – the Mark of the Maker

The ‘Sensing Culture – The Mark of the Maker’ exhibition is still on show in the Front Room Gallery at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, Canterbury, Kent, England. To quote the  publicity it is “A stunning exhibition by people with sight loss, created in workshops led by artists Wendy Daws and Claire Buckley […]

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New Machine Embroidery and Textiles Course at Bexhill Museum in Spring 2014

Embroidery is a fascinating and enchanting process: in this new course that I am teaching machine embroidery at Bexhill Museum. We will have access to the museums eclectic collections to inspire the designs for the embroidery. I am excited about the opportunity to share my love of the techniques. I have already had lots of interest […]

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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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Snow Leopard tapestry commission

  I have just completed a tapestry for Knole, Sevenoaks. It is based on the snow leopard motif which is the symbol of the Sackville family who  live at the house. The tapestry will be used by the education department to show the school visitors the wonders of how tapestry is woven on a loom.

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Machine Embroidered Mosaic

I am currently teaching Machine embroidery at my studio. I like to show the students work that I have made to inspire them and to encourage experimentation. This machine embroidery is from my embroidered book Los Zapatos Rojo which is based on a visit to Barcelona by a small child.

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