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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Bardfield Artists at Braintree Museum

The work above is by E.A.S.T artist, Susan Canfield, inspired by Edward Bawden, one of the Bardfield Artists and part of Threads of Time.    Now Bawden and the Bardfield Artists are the subject of a new exhibition at Braintree Museum, Essex, Life in an English Village.   Susan and I were lucky enough to go […]

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You never know what to Expect!

January 2017 You never know what to Expect! In recent years I have found it easier to face the “trauma” of aging by marking my birthday with an interesting arty experience. This year four generations – my mum, daughter, grandson and myself visited the Tel Aviv Museum of Art to view  Regarding Africa – Contemporary […]

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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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