About Me

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Sudbury, Suffolk, United Kingdom
I am a textile artist living on the Suffolk Essex border. I am a member of the Out of the Fold Textile Group and the newly formed Spotlight Textiles. I am the Principal Tutor for Creative Stitch which offers courses in Creative Patchwork and Quilting and Creative Stitch Textiles. I teach each year at the Knitting & Stitching Shows and Festival of Quilts. I also offer workshops and talks to groups throughout the UK in person and via zoom. With a foot in both camps I am also a member of the QGBI and the specialist Contemporary Quilt Group and STARS (formerly Suffolk West Embroiderers Guild)

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Material Girl goes on a Texture Adventure......

Jackie Ives came along to a 2 hour Texture Adventures workshop I ran at the Material Girls group in Bury St Edmunds last week. Jackie selected a Rowan fabric designed by Phillip Jacobs called 'Petunias' as her starting point, added several layers of sheer organzas over the top. But it is Jackie's added hand stitching and beading which has made this a lovely little piece.

Jackie also teaches at The Cosy Cabin at Risby Barns near Bury St Edmunds and you can find details of her workshops on making a Roomy Bag and Beginners Cushion at www.thecosycabin.co.uk  

Texture Adventures by Jackie Ives 6" x 6" 
 I am hoping to post more images of completed TA pieces made by the Material Girls Group soon........

Sunday, 23 March 2014

Sweetie Stained Glass

We had a lovely day at the Cosy Cabin yesterday playing with coloured cellophane and sheers to make some Sweetie Stained Glass pieces ready to frame. This day workshop will run again at the Cosy Cabin www.thecosycabin.co.uk on 20th Sept 2014 or is available to book as a workshop for your group.

Sweetie Stained Glass by Tree

by Hilary

by Pam

by Jo

by Dawn

by Lucy

by Lilian