Unless stated otherwise my courses all take place at The Hearth in Horsley, Northumberland. This small rural arts centre has studios for 9 resident artists and I hire a nice big room to teach in with...
Friday Inspiration - Kirsten Chursinoff
Autumn Allium Duo If you're in need of inspiration today, quickly head over to the website of Vancouver, Canada artist Kirsten Chursinoff! Kirsten uses scraps of many different fabrics sewn together as her backgrounds, resulting in gorgeous gradations of color. I'm looking at all my little scraps very differently now! Rosehips and Umbrels On top of these pieced backgrounds, she machine and hand embroiders little pieces of nature - flowers, fruit, leaves, even weeds. Knapweed 2 See more of…
Well, as you know I have been working in my workbooks for a number of years now and run workshops on starting yours.As a number of people have said they can't get to my workshops I have created 2 booklets (so far) on starting your own book. I have hand drawn / written the booklets and they run along the same theme as my own books. They are available via my folksy shop. WORKBOOK 1 WORKBOOK 2 Includes a mini concertina book for you to make and work in xx
Nancy Nicholson is a professional artist and designer in textiles and paper, with an MA from the Royal College of Art. Nancy’s design style is instantly recognisable, drawing on East European as well as mid 20th century influences, not least her mother Joan Nicholson who played a prominent role in the revival of embroi