Modigliani – more than just the nudes!

Modigliani – more than just the nudes! Even though I am past counting candles on a birthday cake, I am not past “insisting” on an enjoyable day out to celebrate another year. I was sure the Modigliani exhibition would be an appropriate treat and I was not disappointed! Modigliani is a complex character. Born in […]

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New Year – new start

It was such a momentous occasion – all the EAST members, and Anthea,  were all present at our January 2018 meeting – so we had to have a group photo. (Back row) – Felicity, Lorna, Libby, Janette, Margaret, Julie, Jenny and newest member Kay (Middle Row) – Ellen, Anthea, Carol and Melinda (Front Row) – […]

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Rainbow Squares

A couple of years ago I joined the newly re-formed branch of the Suffolk West Embroiderers’ Guild.  During this year (2017-18) the branch is running a project where each member embroiders a square in a specified colour – “Rainbow Squares”.  The colours progress in the same sequence as the rainbow so the first square was […]

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In May I posted pictures on our trip to Morocco and samples and ideas for a textile piece based on the wonderful Islamic tiles there. I was experimenting with natural pigments that can be found in the souks in Marrakesh.So after 6 months I have finally finished two pieces of work block printed with natural […]

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A WW1 Christmas – 4th Dec 2017 to 6 January 2018

Producing work for an EAST exhibition is not just about research, trials and samples, making the item and putting it on display.  Sometimes the work can have a life after the last exhibition is packed away.  I find it particularly gratifying to hear that something EAST created has become the inspiration for someone else.  For […]

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