Textile Art based on Morocco

In April we had a lovely holiday in Morocco, We were in Marrakesh as well as the low Atlas mountains. Here we are in the dyers souk in Marrakesh. I loved the Islamic patterns and thought they could be useful inspiration for an exhibition coming up next year Kaleidoscope. I started printing, this is acrylic […]

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Amanda Clayton’s talk

On 29th April I visited the Colchester and Colne branch of The Embroiderers’  Guild  to hear Amanda Clayton’s talk My blue suitcase and as I sat on the train on my way home l looked at an everyday item that I had carried with me all day – my train ticket.  Next morning, in my […]

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Hurry; you have just got time to visit!

JOSEF FRANK – PATTERNS – FURNITURE – PAINTING Room setting with at least 7 different prints You have just got time to see this exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum in London http://www.ftmlondon.org/ftm-exhibitions/josef-frank-patterns-furniture-painting/ as it ends on May 7th but I would recommend you do so.  I came out feeling refreshed and rejuvenated by the […]

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Out and about

On Saturday (8 April 2017) two members of EAST visited the East Yorkshire Embroidery Society at Cottingham to present our Between the Lines talk.  We had a really warm welcome and it was a lovely group to visit, set in a very nice village, close to Hull.   We did not have time to look around […]

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Changing Direction

Looking for a change of direction I have been visiting some exhibitions lately in the hope of finding inspiration. A recent visit to the NCCD at Sleaford with Lorna where we met up with Mary Sleigh to see two exhibitions, the first of some wonderful weavings. Sadly no photography was allowed so no pictures here […]

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