All posts by Susan Canfield

The Hütte

This morning I heard Antony Gormley speaking to the poet Simon Armitage on a past edition of one of my favourite podcasts The Poet Laureate has gone to his shed.  Gormley was remarking on some of the items in the Armitage shed.  When the poet asked Gormley if he had a shed the answer was, […]

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Curious

I have begun a new sketchbook using the word curious as the inspiration Does this image make you curious? How about this one?

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Delightful Dior, Part 2

Janette has written such a descriptive passage about our trip to the Christian Dior exhibition that she hasn’t left much for me to mention.  Therefore, I shall have to elaborate on the rooms which interested me the most. At the beginning of the exhibition, amongst the photographs of the young Dior with his family, friends […]

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Power of Stitch on show

On Tuesday a group of stitchers from the Suffolk West branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild journeyed to Braintree to be conducted around the Power of Stitch exhibition by myself and Melinda. Before the tour began Melinda described a little about how the group worked, how we present our work to each other and the support […]

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The Power of Stitch

I am working hard on my exhibit for our forthcoming exhibition “The Power of Stitch” which will be at Braintree District Museum to coincide with 2019 Textile Fair.  My exhibit tries to show the history of textiles in this country – a hard task and one which took not only a large amount of research […]

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