Category Archives: Guest Artists

My latest makes and a competition!

  So what have I been up to lately? Well this and that! I finally joined facebook a year ago to promote my work and workshops.  I also opened up my Etsy store, so I have been a bit busy. … Continue reading

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Sublimation printing with Dawn Dupree

This is a guest post by Kim Winter of Flextiles. A couple of weeks ago I went on a sublimation printing workshop with Dawn Dupree, a well-established textile printer based in south London near me. She specialises in multilayered collage, … Continue reading

Posted in Dyeing, Guest Artists, Surface Design, workshops | 6 Comments

Deconstructed Screen Printing

This is a guest post by Deb Stika, thanks Deb! Hi, my name is Deb Stika and I’m a member of Ruth Lane’s art group. Our group meets monthly and once annually for a 2 day retreat on Bitteroot Lake … Continue reading

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Felt and basketry

This is a guest post by Kim Winter of Flextiles. Some of you may know that as well as being a felter I have recently developed an interest in basketry. Given that I love making 3D vessels and sculptural felt, … Continue reading

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More from the Knitting & Stitching Show in London

The last time I wrote I shared some of the artwork I loved at the Knitting & Stitching Show. This time I’m sharing a bit more, with a special focus on my favourite artist this year. *** Please note: this … Continue reading

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A brief glimpse into the Knitting & Stitching Show in London

This weekend the biggest fibre and fabric-related event in Europe happened right here in London. Every year I volunteer for my spinning guild and, in return, I get a free pass for all days. Although the Knitting & Stitching Show … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, Free Motion Stitching, Guest Artists, Guest Writer, Inspiration, Mixed Media, natural wools, Other Fibers, Shows, Stitching | Tagged , | 17 Comments

West Carleton Fibre Guild’s tour of the Puppet exhibit

Although the Ottawa Valley weavers and spinners guild is the largest guild in eastern Ontario, we also have many smaller neighbour guilds. One of the closest neighbours is the West Carleton Fibre Guild who hold their meetings on a Tuesday … Continue reading

Posted in Fairs and Shows, Guest Artists, Guest Writer, Mixed Media, Uncategorized, workshops | Tagged , , | 7 Comments