All posts by Kay Mullenger

A long walk

Colin, dog and I have come to spend a week in Northumberland to walk the Hadrian’s Wall path.  We took the Metro to Wallsend where the path begins and the first day’s walking followed the Tyne into the centre of Newcastle.  We passed a sign pointing towards Rome, 1,110 miles away, the footings which are […]

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Amanda Clayton’s talk

On 29th April I visited the Colchester and Colne branch of The Embroiderers’  Guild  to hear Amanda Clayton’s talk My blue suitcase and as I sat on the train on my way home l looked at an everyday item that I had carried with me all day – my train ticket.  Next morning, in my […]

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Hurry; you have just got time to visit!

JOSEF FRANK – PATTERNS – FURNITURE – PAINTING Room setting with at least 7 different prints You have just got time to see this exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum in London http://www.ftmlondon.org/ftm-exhibitions/josef-frank-patterns-furniture-painting/ as it ends on May 7th but I would recommend you do so.  I came out feeling refreshed and rejuvenated by the […]

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Sketching

In order to improve my drawing skills I have been going to watercolour classes(!) and while everyone else has battled with colour I have focused on light and shade with pencil, charcoal, pen and ink.  Some of my efforts have reached my Following a Thread sketch book whilst others, although I have kept them, really […]

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Embroiderers’ Guild at Harrogate

Last weekend I spent three days – well two and a half actually because I had to look around the Textile Gallery – on the Embroiderers’ Guild stand at the Harrogate Knitting and Stitching Show.The Guild exhibited in the King’s Suite, a gallery which was opened at the show for the first time and turned out […]

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