A colourful workshop with members of the Much Wenlock WI brought Open Studios 2017 to a delightful end today. Textile stories and techniques have been exchanged as those who stitch do! Thank you for all my lovely visits.
And I said goodbye to my blackbirds as they went off to a new home.
Happy Open Studios 2017
These garden birds and other work can be seen at my home studio and at The Willow Gallery next month as part of Open Studios in and around Oswestry. (10th/11th & 17th/18th June) There will be demonstrations and I may have cake!
And some of my embroideries will be flying further afield this Autumn as part of the following two exhibitions.
Birds of Wales Exhibition 16th September – 5th November at Oriel Ynys Mon, Anglesey
Winter Curiosities 2nd December – end of January at Twenty Twenty, Much Wedlock
The inspiration for this new piece, is covered by the title.
“I took a map, and walked towpath, hill and field”
At 120 cms by 125 cms this embroidery has allowed room for exploration with theme and medium. It has also meant that I have had to dig deep in my boxes for the perfect pieces of stitch for recycling and scraps of fabric!
Happy stitching …
With three weeks to go until BVA Open Studios, everything is starting to fit into place. I shall have various pieces of sewing on the go so if you would like a “little how to” demonstration please feel free to ask.
For those of you who may wish to visit, more information and maps can be downloaded from the BVA website or picked up at The Willow Gallery and Library, Oswestry and participating studios.
Sunny, happy open studios