All posts by Janette Bright

New Year – new start

It was such a momentous occasion – all the EAST members, and Anthea,  were all present at our January 2018 meeting – so we had to have a group photo. (Back row) – Felicity, Lorna, Libby, Janette, Margaret, Julie, Jenny and newest member Kay (Middle Row) – Ellen, Anthea, Carol and Melinda (Front Row) – […]

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A WW1 Christmas – 4th Dec 2017 to 6 January 2018

Producing work for an EAST exhibition is not just about research, trials and samples, making the item and putting it on display.  Sometimes the work can have a life after the last exhibition is packed away.  I find it particularly gratifying to hear that something EAST created has become the inspiration for someone else.  For […]

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Ten 2 One – 25 Nov 2017 to 3 Feb 2018

EASTie, Tricia North is part of this exhibition which will be on display at the Beecroft Art Gallery, Victoria Avenue, Southend on Sea, SS2 6EX from November this year until February next.   TOMA stands for “The Other MA” and is an alternative education method at the level of a masters’ degree.  It was devised by […]

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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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