Monthly Archives: October 2016

Turner Contemporary

I was lucky enough to see two works by Yinka Shonibare at the Turner Contemporary Gallery in Margate and the new exhibition,  J M W Turner, Adventures in Colour – both wonderful!

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Groundwork Gallery

What a wonderful morning visiting this new gallery in Kings Lynn! Sunlight & Gravity – work by Roger Ackling and Richard Long is on exhibition until 30th October 2016.

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African inspiration

Another lovely hard working group, this time from Herts & North Beds Embroiderers’ Guild produced some experiments based on African constructed textiles, raffia cloths and an adinkra cloth from Ghana.   Experimenting with seams  

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Piecing and Patching – African style

Sampling ideas for piecing and patching by members of  Louth Textile Group Louth Textile Group – ideas  inspired by a collection of African textiles  

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Knitting & Stitching Show 2016

There are some stunning galleries at the show at Alexandra Palace and one I loved was Findings shown by Alice Fox. Her exhibits are thoughtfully displayed in a tranquil and serene space and a ‘must see’.

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Back on track

I’ve had a few months without developing and making new work. It’s been wonderful to throw myself into  the hustle and bustle of family, friends, holidays, visits to exhibitions and time to work in and enjoy my garden. Time to watch and … Continue reading


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