All posts by Susan Canfield

EAST at the Braintree Textile Fair

A year ago on Saturday, EAST was able to meet, at last, in person.  It was a bright sunny day and the first time we’d actually been able to see everyone’s work for our then prospective exhibition, Transformation. We had arranged for a photographer, Charlie Alexander (farliephotography.co.uk),  to spend the day with us to photograph […]

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Margaret’s mini workshop

A couple of weeks ago EAST members met for our regular February day and Margaret led us through a small design activity. As part of the preparation Margaret had asked us to bring a tracing from something in our current work. When we began I realised that my tracing, left, was far too complicated so I […]

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And Finally………

This will be my final report from the 2021 K&S Show as it is now three weeks since we returned from Harrogate and only one week until Christmas. Whilst there I had, once again, a lovely time and although there were fewer visitors, everyone I met was enthusiastic about stitching in all its many and […]

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More from the K&S Show

This week I thought I’d focus on a particular exhibit on the Embroiderers’ Guild stand, Exquisite Containers. This was the title given to the members of the Guild as a starting point for those wishing to take part in the Members Challenge.  As well as the main prize, the Constance Howard Cup, there are several […]

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Knitting & Stitching Show

Whilst in Harrogate for the K&S Show, I was able to spend some time each day perusing the stands in the Textile Gallery. Hannah Lamb’s stand showcased the pieces she’d undertaken over the last eighteen months but the exhibit which interested me most was called (De)Constructed Cloth and was made by Hannah as part of […]

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