Africa in Stitch

Friday 22nd July

Pretty Flamingos

Stitch technique

Create a layered panel using machine and hand embroidery depicting flamingos at a water hole

Textile technique

Plastics and painted Tyvek

Friday 19th August

African ladies

Stitch technique

Create an African figure carrying a hand coiled pot

Textile Technique

Paper beads

Friday 23rd September

African sunset

Stitch technique

Cut back applique with a painted background

Textile Technique


Friday 21st October

African Vessel

Stitch technique

Create a striking vessel using found objects such a cowrie shells

Textile technique

Distressing with lutrador

Friday 18th November

African indigo fabric

Stitch Technique

Tie Dyeing

Textile technique


Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Knitting and Stitching show in Harrogate

Just waiting for a couple of students to bring in their work and we will be ready to go! Find us on stand E35

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Next workshop: silk paper scented lavender pillow

Make a monogrammed lavender pillow made of silk paper and handmade vintage lace

Friday, 29 August 2014

Rusting and dying fabrics

Great workshop today ,  haven,t the students done well ! 

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Monday, 14 April 2014


Experimental scotch stitch

Tuesday, 14 January 2014