I recently started to make these felt brooches based on the designs in my textile art, particularly my 'Collection of Rarities ' series. They are currently for sale at The Arc Gallery in Chester and Seagrass Gallery in West Kirby.
I am very happy to have been selected to take part in the Cheshire Open Studios Exhibition this year at Castle Park Gallery in Frodsham. The exhibition kick starts the open studios tour with the preview on Friday 22nd September from 7.00pm - 9.00pm. Please come along and help us celebrate the start of this years tour.
The exhibition runs until 1st of November. Please click on the link for more details.
Scary I know, but I have just added some workshop dates for 2018.
Please take a look at the workshop page on my website for more details and email me through the contact page or call me if you have any questions......
Thank you to the lovely ladies that came to my workshop, it has been a great couple of days giving a workshop with a talented group of students, they worked so hard and came up with some beautiful, original designs and stitched samples ready to be able to complete their own unique piece of textile art.
Here are just a few images taken over the last two days.....
If you are interested in booking a workshop please see the workshop page for course details and availability.
There are some very exciting things happening during September, firstly I will be exhibiting with Re-View Textiles at Farfield Mill in North Yorkshire from 12th September - 30th October.
Our exhibition is called ' A Small World', below is a link to the Re-View textile blog and website where you can take a look at the talented textile artists involved in the exhibition.
The other piece of exciting news is that I will be taking part in this years Open Exhibition at Seagrass Studio and Gallery in West Kirby from Monday 4th September - Saturday 7th October.
These are two new pieces of work to add to my ' Collection of Rarities ' series they are called 'Small Beginnings #1' & 'Small Beginnings #2', each measures approximately 20cm x 20cm. Based on micro-organisms where all life begins......
My 'Collection of Rarities' series has been influenced by botanic illustrations of the late nineteenth century and inspired by the Victorian fascination of decorative arts and the preservation and presentation of nature under glass domes, cabinets and cases.
Its nearly here! In just a few days I will be exhibiting a selection of my work at Ness Botanic Gardens. As well as my original textile art there will be limited edition prints, cards and brooches on sale. Ness Botanic Gardens visitor centre is open daily 10.00 - 5.00pm, I will be there from 10.00am until 4.00pm every day so please come along and say hello.
Ness Botanic Gardens
University of Liverpool
I have 2 spaces become available due to a late cancellation for my workshop on August 7th and August 8th if anyone is interested. Please take a look at the 'Workshop' page of my website for further details and if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me via the contact page.
I will be exhibiting a large selection of my work at Ness Botanical Gardens this summer. The exhibition runs for just one week from Friday 18th August until Friday 25th August.
I've included a link so you can take a look at the Gardens website for directions, opening times and to see what else is happening during the week so you can plan and make the most of your visit. Its a beautiful garden with a lovely café, gift shop and plant sale area. All in all a great day out during the summer holidays.
I will be present at the exhibition throughout the week so pleases come along, it will be great to see you.
I have a space become available for my workshop on August 7th and August 8th if anyone is interested. Please take a look at the 'Workshop' page of my website for further details and if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me via the contact page.