My Diary – Dates of Shows, Visits to Groups & Exhibitions

I am happy to be able to be taking part in Shows and visiting textile groups again. My diary dates are listed below. For more details, please see the links provided. If you want to attend any of the talks and workshops I am doing for individual textile groups that are in your area please contact the groups direct for details.

If you are visiting any of the shows or exhibitions please come and say hello – it’s always great to meet and chat to new people!

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2022

More dates for the autumn will be added shortly. But make a note in your diaries!………………

2nd July. – I will be running a brand new workshop “Sunflower” at my good friend Alison Hulmes studio, located near Salisbury, on the Hampshire / Wiltshire border. Full address – The Studio at Home Farm, White Shoot, Red Lynch, SP5 2PR. £50 for the day, including all materials. You will need to bring your own sewing machine and threads. A full requirements list will be available when you book. Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day but you will need to bring a a packed lunch. Places are limited so if you are interested please follow the link above to contact Alison direct to book your place.

17th June – I will be visiting Bristol Stitchers, giving a talk about my work, what inspires me and how I have developed my work over the years. The meeting starts 7.15pm, the venue,  Helliwell Room, Horfield Parish Church Hall, Wellington Hill, Horfield, Bristol BS7 8ST.

11th / 12th June – I will be teaching for 2 days at Ardington School of Crafts. “Home is where the art is” I will teach you how to create a design from a photo of your own home or a favourite building. The school is located near Wantage, the full address is The Old School, School Road, Wantage OX12 8PN. Please follow the link above to book your place.

9th June – I will be visiting Salisbury Stitch & Textile Group to run a short “potato print” workshop. A fun afternoon ending with a decorated fabric to take home and stitch. The group meet at St. Georges Church Hall, Lower St, Harnham, Salisbury SP2 8EY

7th June – A workshop day for the Purbeck Branch of West Country Embroiderers.They will be making my Beach Hut Nightlight. The venue: The Village Hall, Church Knowle, BH20 5NG

3rd June – I will be running an “Introduction to Free Machine Embroidery, for those new to the technique, or as a refresher to those of you who are “a bit rusty”. The day will be at my good friend Alison Hulmes studio, located near Salisbury, on the Hampshire / Wiltshire border. Full address – The Studio at Home Farm, White Shoot, Red Lynch, SP5 2PR. £50 for the day, including all materials. You will need to bring your own sewing machine and threads. A full requirements list will be available when you book. Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day but you will need to bring a a packed lunch. Places are limited so if you are interested please follow the link above to contact Alison direct to book your place.

26th May – A Workshop for West Country Embroiderers, Penzance Branch. Meeting at St. Piran’s Hall, South Road, Goldsithney, Penzance, TR20 9LF 

21st May – I am teaching my Set the Town Alight workshop in Saltash, for the Brunel Quilters, they meet at the Baptist Church, Culver Road, SALTASH PL12 4DR. 

20th May – A Workshop for West Country Embroiderers, South Cornwall, in Truro. Meeting at Perranarworthal Village Hall, School Hill, Perranwell Station, Truro, TR3 7NJ 

18th May – On the way to Cornwall I will be spending a day teaching at Jam on Top Textiles at Colliton Barton Training Centre, Broadhembury, EX14 3LJ. Please get in touch with Sally direct if you are interested. There are a great many other workshops advertised on the Jam on Top website too.

7th May – I will be teaching my “Set the Town Alight” nightlight workshop to the Stitch Cotswold group – they meet at The Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham GL51 6RF.

23rd / 24th April – I will be demonstrating at the Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta. Its a great show with plenty of traders as well as people demonstrating their craft. Held at Brockenhurst Village Hall, Highwood Rd, Brockenhurst SO42 7RY, in the heart of the New Forest.

29th March – A different workshop for the Hedge End Art & Craft Club. – my Quayside Postcard, an ideal short workshop that is an introduction to applique.

Thursday 24th – Saturday 26th March Craft4Crafters, Westpoint Centre, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, EX5 1DJ.

I love exhibiting at this show and after the last year or so really looking forward to meeting friends old and new, running my taster workshops and sharing Stand 82 with Margaret Beal, Do come and say hello.

Some coach company’s are running day trips so do check the Craft4Crafters website to see if there is a coach trip planned near you. Coaches have really big luggage spaces for all the goodies you buy!!