Dates for the diary

  • 2024
  • Spring Exhibition @ Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes
  • 2023
  • 21st October – Workshop for Teme Valley Stitchers
  • 16th September – Workshop for Snape Textile Group, Yorkshire
  • 7th – 14th July – Guest Tutor @ France Getaway / French General. More information at http://www.frenchgeneral.com
  • 1st July – 12th August – Stitch By Stitch Exhibition @ The Willow Gallery, Oswestry
  • 21st/22nd June – Guest speaker and Workshop for Textile Explorers, Chelford
  • 12th June – Guest Speaker for Birmingham Embroidery & Textile Art
  • 10th/11th & 17th/18th June – Open Studios
  • 19th/20th May – Woodland Animals Workshop @ Elm Farm Studio, Colchester http://www.alexandrawaylett.com
  • 17th/18th May – Woodland Animals Workshop @ Elm Farm Studio, Colchester ¬†Fully Booked
  • 21st/22nd April – Workshop for Ribble Creative Stitchers
  • 17th/18th March – Workshop for Wolverhampton Creative Embroiderers
  • 16th March – Guest Speaker for Connected Threads, Audlem
  • 25th February – Workshop for Crystal Quilters & Stitchers
  • 10th February – Talk for Brockhampton Quilters
  • 4th February – Workshop for Preston Embroidery Textile Group
  • 20th January – Guest Speaker for Stitch Plus, Oswestry
  • 2022
  • 19th November – Workshop for Remix, Cheshire
  • 12th November – Garden Birds On Vintage Fabrics Workshop for Bristol Stitchers
  • 1st November – Vintage Pins And Needle Case @ Westhope College
  • 29th October – Workshop for Marches Stitch And Textile Art
  • 25th October – Guest Speaker for Forest Quilters, Kidderminster
  • 21st October – Guest Speaker for Bristol Stitchers via zoom
  • 15th October – Pins & Needles Case Workshop @ http://www.creativethreadworkshops.co.uk
  • 8th October – Workshop for Sutton Coldfield Creative Stitchers
  • 4th October – Workshop @ Hwb Pentredwr, Llangollen
  • 24th September – Vintage Needles And Pins Case Workshop, The Willow Gallery, Oswestry
  • 20th September – Treasure Boxes @ Westhope College. http://www.westhope.org.uk
  • 15th/16th September – Workshop @ Elm Farm Studio.¬†www.alexandrawaylett.com
  • 10th September – Workshop @ Hwb Pentredwr, Llangollen
  • 11th/12th/13th August – Workshops @ Oxford Summer School http://www.oxfordsummerschool.com
  • 8th August – Workshop @ Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes
  • 22nd June – Nature Walk Collage Workshop @ Westhope College. Fully Booked
  • 16th June – Guest Speaker for Marches Stitch and Textile Art
  • 11/12th & 18/19th June – Part of BVA Open Studios, The Willow Gallery, Oswestry
  • 19th/20th May – Treasure Boxes Workshop @ Elm Farm Studio, Colchester. http://www.alexandrawaylett.com
  • 17th/18th May – Mixed Media Bird Panel Workshop @ Elm Farm Studio, Colchester. http://www.alexandrawaylett.com
  • 3rd/4th May – Guest Speaker and Workshop for Threads, Worcester
  • 7th May to 25th June – Selection of work in BVA Exhibition @ http://www.willowgalleryoswestry.org
  • 28th April – Workshop for NWCQ, Frodsham
  • 12th April – Batik Inspired By John Piper with Jenny O’Leary. More info at Workshops at My House
  • 9th April – Vintage Needle And Pins Case Workshop. More info at Workshops at My House
  • 7th April – Guest Speaker for Sutton Coldfield Creative Stitchers
  • 22nd/23rd March – Guest Speaker & Workshop for Leven’s Quilters, Cumbria
  • 16th March- Still Life Collage Workshop @ Westhope College http://www.westhope.org.uk
  • 26th February – Artist In Residence for a day @ Willow Gallery, Oswestry ¬† http://www.willowgalleryoswestry.org
  • 1st February – Batik Folding Book Workshop with Jenny O’Leary. More info at¬†Workshops at My House
  • 29th January – Vintage Needle And Pins Book Workshop. More info at¬†Workshops at My House
  • 14th January to 5th March – Selection of small works in current Exhibition @ http://www.willowgalleryoswestry.org
  • 21st January – Guest Speaker for Stitch Plus, Oswestry
  • 2021
  • 30th November – Beautiful Trees, Batik On Tissue With Jenny O’Leary¬†Workshops at Alvanley
  • 29th November – Vintage Needle And Pins Book With Suzette Smart ¬†Workshops at Alvanley
  • 23rd November – Workshop for ConTEXT
  • 20th November- Workshop for Teme Valley Stitchers
  • 16th November – Garden Birds Workshop @ Westhope College http://www.westhope.org.uk Still Spaces Available
  • 30th October – Embroidered Portrait Workshop @ The Willow Gallery, Oswestry. http://www.willowgalleryoswestry.org Still Spaces Available
  • 16th/17th October – Workshop @ Eau Brink Studio, Norfolk. http://www.eaubrinkstudio.co.uk
  • 11th and 12th October – Workshops @ The Quilt Centre, Llanidloes Fully Booked
  • 5th October – Embroidered Portrait Workshop @ Westhope College http://www.westhope.org.uk
  • 25th September – Workshop for Textiles in Oxford
  • 17th/18th September – Talk and Workshop for Ribble Creative Stitchers
  • 3rd/4th September – Mixed Media Panel Workshop @ Elm Farm Studio, Colchester. http://www.alexandrawaylett.com
  • 6th July – Workshop @ Westhope College, Shropshire http://www.westhope.org.uk
  • July to September – Old Roads, Ancient Tracks. An exhibition @ Oriel Ty Meirion http://www.tymeirion.co.uk
  • 24th June to 26th September – Works in Exhibition @ Oriel Ty Meirion http://www.tymeirion.co.uk
  • 22nd June – Workshop @ Westhope College, Shropshire http://www.westhope.org.uk
  • Monday 21st June – Chinese Brush Painting with Leo Donaghy¬†Garden Workshops
  • Saturday 19th June – Folded Book Or Scroll With Collage & Text¬†Garden Workshops
  • Wednesday 16th June – Keep Safe with Gentlework¬†Garden Workshops
  • Tuesday 15th June – Tea Bag Landscapes with Jenny O’Leary¬†Garden Workshops
  • Wednesday, 26th May – Nature Cure with Gentlework – FULLY BOOKED ¬†Garden Workshops
  • Tuesday 25th May – Folded Sketchbooks With Jenny O’Leary¬†Garden Workshops
  • Saturday 22nd May – Mixed Media Textile Collage – FULLY BOOKED¬†Garden Workshops
  • 14th April – Talk for Oxford Embroiderers’ Guild via zoom
  • 2020¬†
  • 18th & 19th September – Talk and Workshop for Ribble Creative Stitchers
  • Wed 9th September – Embroidered Sewing Boxes @ Westhope College
  • 27th August – 4th October – Works in “Old Roads, Ancient Tracks” Exhibition at Ty Meirion ¬†www.tymeirion.co.uk
  • Mon 27th – Thurs 30th ¬†July – Mixed Media Bird Boxes @ Oxford Summer School. Further details available in December
  • Wed 15th July – Mixed Media Textiles @ Westhope College
  • June – BVA Open Studios 2020 / Group Exhibition @ The Willow Gallery, Oswestry
  • Thurs 4th June – Textile Books & Scrolls @ Westhope College
  • Thurs 14th May – Textile Books & Scrolls @ Westhope College
  • 11th May – Mixed Media Textiles Workshop @ Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes
  • 5th/6th May – Talk and Workshop for Worcester Embroiderers’ Guild
  • 23rd April – Mixed Media Textiles Workshop for NWCQ ¬†textile Group, Frodsham
  • Wed 1st April – Mixed Media Textiles @ Westhope College
  • 26th March – Workshop for ConText Textile Group, Neston
  • 18th March – Stitched Cups & Saucers Workshop @ Westhope College
  • All the above 2020 dates were cancelled due to covid restrictions. Many have been rescheduled for 2021.
  • 28th/29th February – Mixed Media Textile Books Workshop ¬†@ Elm Farm Studio, Colchester. More details @ http://www.alexandrawaylett.com ¬†Fully Booked
  • 12th February – Stitched Birds & Animals Workshop @ Westhope College
  • 25th January – Workshop for Wolverhampton Embroiderers’ Guild
  • 23rd January – Mixed Media Textiles Workshop @ Westhope College. http://www.westhope.org.uk
  • 2019
  • 28th November to the 1st December – The Vlieseline Fine Art Textile Award Gallery, The Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate
  • 21st November – Mixed Media Textiles Workshop @ Westhope College
  • Sat 16th/Sun 17th November – Mixed Media Bird Box Workshop @ Willow Gallery, Oswestry. ¬†http://www.willowgalleryoswestry.org
  • 7th to the 10th November – The Vlieseline Fine Art Textile Award Gallery, The Knitting & Stitching Show, Dublin
  • 2nd November – Talk for Wolverhampton Embroiderers’ Guild
  • 10th to the 13th October – The Vlieseline Fine Art Textile Award Gallery, The Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace, London
  • 10th October – Mixed Media Textiles Workshop @ Westhope College. ¬†www.westhope.org.uk
  • 2nd October – Mixed Media Landscape Workshop @ WillowGallery, Oswestry, Shropshire ¬†http://www.willowgalleryosewstry.org
  • 28th September – Workshop for Wirral Embroiderers’ Guild
  • 19th September – Talk for Wirral Embroiderers’ Guild
  • 12th September – Talk for Wirral Quilters
  • 10th September – Textile Book Workshop @ Westhope College. ¬†Fully booked
  • 1st to the 4th August¬†– The Vlieseline Fine Art Textiles Awards Gallery,¬†Festival of Quilts, NEC, Birmingham
  • 23rd July – Mixed Media Textiles Workshop @ Westhope College. ¬† http://www.westhope.org.uk
  • 14yh July – Westhope College Exhibition and Open Day
  • 13th July – Birds and Animals. Create a textile picture of a bird or animal using fabric collage and free machine embroidery. The Willow Gallery, Oswestry. http://www.willowgalleryoswestry.org
  • 6th July – Textile Book Workshop @ Museum of Cannock Chase. For more details email me at @suzettesmart1@btinternet.com
  • 25th June – Mixed Media Textiles @ Westhope College. ¬† ¬†www.westhope.org.uk
  • Tuesday, 11th June – Mini Mixed Media Workshop @ The Willow Gallery. 10am to 1pm. Bookable through myself suzettesmart1@btinternet.com Tel 07966983868
  • 8/9th & 15/16th June – BVA Open Studios. Find me in a pop up studio at The Willow Gallery, Oswestry.
  • 21st May – Mixed Media Textiles @ Westhope College. ¬† http://www.westhope.org.uk ¬†Fully booked
  • 18th May – Workshops for WI Wem @ Westhope College
  • 8th May – Workshop for Shrewsbury Textile & Creative Stitch Fully booked
  • 7th May – Talk for Shrewsbury Textile & Creative Stitch
  • 4th May – Mixed Media Textile Gardens. Take inspiration from the garden and use mixed media, fabric collage and free machine embroidery to create a piece of work. The Willow Gallery, Oswestry. http://www.willowgalleryoswestry.org
  • 30th April – Embroidered Box Workshop @ Westhope College. ¬† http://www.westhope.org.uk
  • Saturday, 27th April – Come find me at The Willow Gallery, Oswestry for an informal chat and demonstration as part of The Painting With Words Exhibition 10am to 1pm
  • 13th April – Workshop for Solihull Embroiderers’ Guild
  • 26th March – Mixed Media Textiles Workshop @ Westhope College.¬†Fully Booked
  • 16th March – 11th May – Part of The Painting with Words Exhibition at The Willow Gallery, Oswestry.
  • 16th March – Textile Book Workshop. Combine mixed media, fabric collage and free machine embroidery to create your pages. The Willow Gallery, Oswestry. http://www.willowgalleryoswestry.org ¬†Fully Booked
  • 26th February – Mixed Media Textiles Workshop @ Westhope College.¬†Fully Booked
  • 5th February – Talk for Solihull Embroiderers’ Guild
  • 22nd January – Mixed Media Textiles Workshop @Westhope College.¬†Fully Booked
  • A collection of works at The Old Courthouse, Grey Abbey, N.Ireland. http://www.theoldcourthousegreyabbey.com