Woven into the Courtauld exhibition

Courtauld weaving

In May 2019, EAST members held a drop-in weaving workshop at Braintree District Museum as part of the Warner Textile Fair. We set up three sets of warps and asked visitors to weave fabric and threads using the colours green, white and purple. These were the colours associated with the Suffragettes and the weavings were […]

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Organic Subversive

EAST members recently enjoyed a creative Saturday with artist and textile designer Vinny Stapley, exploring organic forms while studying a magnificent, dramatically-lit large still-life. With the focus on observation, we warmed up with three exercises: drawing with our non-dominant hand; drawing not looking at the paper and drawing with the charcoal at the end of […]

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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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New work

It’s gone to my head

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Weekend with Diane Bates.

Retracing my great-grandfathers journey with his herds of cattle and sheep, and his family from the Isle of Coll to Glasgoand. Also my grandfathers journey from Glasgow to Suffolk, on a train with all his stock machinery and family created a wonder purse of inspiration for this inspiring weekend. Liz Hammond

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