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A bit about Grownups Playgroup workshops

We had another fantastic willow workshop last weekend. If you are pondering about booking a place on a workshop, you may find it useful to see how a whole day workshop usually runs. 803 more words


Boundary Tree - artist in crisis

This is a piece of work that has been causing me problems, trying to balance the tree coming into leaf against the bleak distance of the flat landscape was difficult, but I really enjoyed wrestling physically with it- it is a metre wide on heavy cotton canvas that has aspirations to be rigid cardboard,  and wrestling, artistically speaking, with the composition and processes. 312 more words

Textile Art


Today I finished the daily meditative piece, Blooming.  The image above is where I have left it after nearly a month of layering and making marks. 83 more words

Textile & Fiber Art

DIY // A Weaver's Dream

One time I tried to take up crocheting. My mom sat both my sister and me down in the living room and slowly worked us through the process of weaving the yarn together using that pretty, yet oh-so- tiny, metallic, yellow crochet hook (needle?). 378 more words


May meeting

We had a great day! Kate showed us how she weaves her magic to construct some unique wee boxes, and most of the members had a go at this! 92 more words

Members Work

The Poetry of Worn Textiles

I was cutting up some old pants of mine to use for scrap; pants that were much too old and no longer fit me; pants from a long time ago, before I had children; one pair was almost 20 years old. 116 more words

The Art Chapter