A Painted Quilter?

On Saturday, I was in London to see this exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. This exhibition, which has just closed, has gathered together more than fifty portraits by this artist. When I was a student (the first time around), I studied Modern Languages, and we were allowed – in fact encouraged – to study the History of Art of the period we were studying. … Continue reading A Painted Quilter?

Knitting & Stitching Show 2018

This event in Harrogate, in November, has been on my calendar for years. I heard about it first when I was doing a day-a-week embroidery class at Northumberland College of Art & Design. The course was a City & Guilds in Design and Embroidery (now sadly being withdrawn). Doing that course over two years led to my entry onto a Textiles degree course and then … Continue reading Knitting & Stitching Show 2018