A wedding dress and a quilt

Saturday was a happy day. I watched the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle on television from 11 o’clock until 2 in the afternoon, and enjoyed every minute. Like many others, I was particularly interested in the wedding dress and was intrigued to see what this particular bride had chosen. The couple have released their official photos and this one shows the dress, train … Continue reading A wedding dress and a quilt

Michala Gyetvai, textile artist

I first came across Michala’s work at the Knitting and Stitching Show in Edinburgh in 2016, where she had an exhibition entitled ‘Enchanted Landscapes’. Michala’s work is unusual and most striking. She works from pastel sketches of the landscape and then re-works them in fibres and threads onto a wool blanket base.  These are large-scale pieces, as can be seen in the picture above. This … Continue reading Michala Gyetvai, textile artist