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)

Monday, 8 October 2018

Putting on the Glitz workshop 2nd Nov 2018

There are still spaces for the 'Putting on the Glitz' workshop on 2nd November 2018.

We will be using fabric paints, bonded sheers, transfoils, markals and glitter film onto black velvet or linen to build up sumptuous backgrounds ready for stitch.

Date: Friday 2nd Nov 2018

Time: 10am - 4pm

Venue: Fornham All Saints Community Centre, Bury Road, Fornham All Saints, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 6JZ

Cost: £40 to include all materials (except fabric)

To book please email maryelmcintosh@gmail.com

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Knitting & Stitching Show 2018

If you are coming to the Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace  www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/london  then please come along to the ArtVanGo Artists in Action zone. There will be textile artists working every day and I will be one of them on Thursday 11th (am) or Friday 12th (all day)

Artists in Action zone at Harrogate Nov 2017
Great to see my name up there with some of my textile heroines

Thursday, 4 October 2018

Colouricious Block Printing Holiday

So exciting! I have been asked to lead a Colouricious Block Printing Holiday to Jaipur in India. It will be from 7th - 17th April 2020.

The Colouricious Textile Holidays have a great reputation. Lots of trips to sites of historic interest around the beautiful city of Jaipur plus opportunitues for hands-on block printing workshops and visits to specialist textile outlets. 

Have a look at www.colouriciousholidays.com  for more information and to book