Archive Monthly Archives: August 2017

Fabric Fields and French Knots – Celebrating East Anglia in Stitch

What a fabulous day out at the Museum of East Anglian Life today –  Carol, Lorna and ex EAST member June Carroll and myself went for a day out to see the exhibition Fabric Fields and French Knots.  This exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of the Museum of East Anglian Life. To celebrate they have teamed […]

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Sculpture Exhibition

Since the end of July up to 10th September there is a sculpture exhibition at Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum in Coggeshall (postcode for satnav CO6 1TG) and so far I have been four times.  There are over 250 sculptures in the gardens which are made from all sorts of materials from Portuguese and Carrara marble, […]

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TSG Summer School with Kay Greenlees

I also attended the TSG Summer School this year, returning after a few years. The rather splendid venue was Stoke Rochford Hall, near Grantham, Lincs. Very imposing on our arrival and even more impressive at nightime, all lit up. The Overall theme this year was ‘Beyond the Line – Seeing and Stitching’ And Kay’s working theme […]

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Textile Study Group Summer School – Lorna Rand

At the end of July I was lucky enough to be able to attend this year’s TSG summer school in Grantham – the tutor I chose was Jean Draper and the title of the workshop was “Stitching Lines – Leaving Spaces”. “Line, in all its varieties, whether drawn, painted or stitched, is a very important element […]

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