All posts by Janette Bright

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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Out and about

On Saturday (8 April 2017) two members of EAST visited the East Yorkshire Embroidery Society at Cottingham to present our Between the Lines talk.  We had a really warm welcome and it was a lovely group to visit, set in a very nice village, close to Hull.   We did not have time to look around […]

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Changing Direction

Looking for a change of direction I have been visiting some exhibitions lately in the hope of finding inspiration. A recent visit to the NCCD at Sleaford with Lorna where we met up with Mary Sleigh to see two exhibitions, the first of some wonderful weavings. Sadly no photography was allowed so no pictures here […]

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Strolling down the Silk Road

Today was another day when I had an appointment in London and just a short time to pop into an exhibition I had only recently heard about.  Embroidered Tales and Woven Dreams is a free exhibition at the Brunei Gallery at the School of Oriental and Asian Studies (SOAS), part of the London University and just […]

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