All posts by Susan Canfield

New sculpture at the V&A

Europe Supported by Africa & America by the British-Nigerian artist Sokari Douglas Camp CBE is an installation in the sculpture gallery at the V&A, strategically placed as you arrive at the Africa Fashion exhibition. As all the entrances to the V&A have re-opened, Janette and I arrived through the tunnel from the underground station and […]

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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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