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, 25 November 2015

Knitting and stitching show Harrogate

All set up , waiting for the last minute pieces to come ........... Bring on the exhibition ! 

Friday, 20 November 2015

Friday, 13 November 2015

Friday, 16 October 2015

Japanese leaves

Choosing threads

Friday, 9 October 2015

Saturday, 3 October 2015

Friday, 18 September 2015

More sunflowers

Judy used gelli print fabric, puff paint and beads to create this beautiful sunflower

Friday, 11 September 2015

Silk painting

Silk painted picture pn habotai silk ans stitch with tiny silk shading stitches and japanese knots 

Japanese laid work on needlecord

Sunday, 16 August 2015

Friday, 29 May 2015


Poppies and bluebells........a strange combination especially as they are just before the sand dunes by the sea.

Farne Islands

Postcard from the amazing Farne Islands

Friday, 15 May 2015

Embroideries by Stacey Tait

Raw edge appliqué sunflowers
Felted lavender fields

Monday, 11 May 2015

Saturday, 14 March 2015

Sunflower appliqué

Different methods of appliqué