Sue Stone Textile Artist

One of the highlights of the Festival of Quilts was obviously Diana Harrison work but another was the work of textile artist Sue Stone. The exhibit is entitled “This is Me” and is a series of small portraits each around 27 by 35cm. Mixed media creations using a combination of fabrics, threads, wool, felt and acrylic paint. This is how the artist describes her work…… … Continue reading Sue Stone Textile Artist

Traces in Cloth

One of my favourite exhibits at the Festival of Quilts that I visited last month was the work of artist Diana Harrison – “Traces of Cloth”.  Her creations are all fabric based, combining a multitude of techniques including quilting, dying, shrinking, bleaching, burning and printing. Sadly I have absolutely no idea how she was able to create such haunting pieces but it was a beautiful … Continue reading Traces in Cloth

Festival of Quilts

The Festival of Quilts is live at the NEC, Birmingham this weekend (10th – 13th August) and is well worth a visit. As well as an array of stalls selling fabrics, threads, felting, wool and a whole lot more crafting materials the event has an exhibition of work throughout the halls displaying creations from professional an amateur artists. I took a quick walk around on … Continue reading Festival of Quilts

Make A Kindle or iPad Cover

So in preparing for our holiday I finally gave in and bought a Kindle.  I love the feel of books and have been avoiding switching to electronic despite the convenience but when we last went on holiday half the case was taken up with books so decided it was time to give in. My husband bought me a Kindle but as I didn’t have a cover … Continue reading Make A Kindle or iPad Cover