Adopting a Danish Approach to Winter Crafting

As Winter approaches the UK I’m sure we’re all looking forward to those long nights, dark mornings, terrifying gritter lorries, extortionate heating bills, and bitterly cold winds. Right? At the School of Stitched Textiles, we welcome Winter. For creative crafting obsessives like ourselves, Winter legitimises our desire to stay tucked up …

Ebb and Flow Exhibition – 62 Group

Work by the 62 Group of Textile artists is always worth a visit. They have concurrent exhibitions at Grimsby Minster and the Fishing Heritage Centre, Grimsby from 9/09/14 to 2/11/14 The 62 Group is an artist led organisation whose mission statement is to “aim to incorporate and challenge the boundaries …

A Lovely Career Opportunity!

For those of you who just love old textiles wouldn’t this have been the ideal career move? Sorry I only spotted it after the 20th June deadline had been and gone, but I guess it is always possible they haven’t found anyone suitable to guard the Rachel Kay Shuttleworth textile …

Karen Casper

This site just dropped into my inbox – some stunning work by Karen Casper, who is also presently undertaking a Master of Textiles course at Manchester Met Uni. Karen produces innovative beautiful tactile pieces of work who does not particularly lean towards one technique, but enjoys and thrives on working with mixed media.  …

Layers

Layers 14th January – 28th April 2012 An interesting looking exhibition at The Quilters Guild Gallery in York.  It’s great to see innovative, modern quilting from ex-City & Guilds students. The New Horizons Textile Group was formed in January1993 by former students at North Hertfordshire College. Members of the group …