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


Friday, 18 November 2016

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Friday, 17 June 2016

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Friday, 11 March 2016

Trip to the Bowes museum

We actually went with Castle Textile group for our yearly outing but unfortunatly I have put the photo in the wrong blog and I cannot seem to remove it . We had such a good day that I thought I would post it anyway . 

Monday, 22 February 2016

Gold work

This time we will be looking at the zodiac clock in St Marks square in Venice 
and stitching  some goldwork zodiac signs . 

Friday, 5 February 2016

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Monday, 18 January 2016