Category Archives for Textile art

Power of Stitch 2022 EVENTS

With just over a week to go now, at EAST we are extremely excited to be presenting Power of Stitch at the Babylon Arts Gallery, Ely from the 1st – 19th June. Visitors can view the exhibition and pick up some scrummy sales items inspired by the larger main pieces, (which are also for sale). […]

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Hookie, Proggie and Pojagi: making connections, developing ideas

On Saturday, I was one of the EASTies attending Braintree’s Textile Fair and demonstrating rag rugging – a traditional technique that is perfect for up-cyclers. There are some more images on our EAST Instagram page HERE. The very next day I attended Chelmsford in Stitches (a local stitch group) where our speaker was Mary McIntosh, […]

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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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Transformation Photographic Display at Braintree District Museum

Libby Smith Today Susan and I have been hanging the Transformation photographic display at Braintree District Museum ready for the Braintree Textile Fair which starts on Sunday 15th May 2022.  A layout was drawn up, all went according to plan and the name tags were the final touch. The photographs on display are a collaboration […]

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Power of Stitch 2022

by Melinda Berkovitz Power of Stitch is on its way to Ely, Cambridgeshire. Behind the scenes the publicity is ready, setting up arrangements are being finalised, items for sale in the Gallery are being prepared and many more jobs  are being delegated to ensure a successful event. As a group, EAST have a strong working […]

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