Stitched Time touring to Folkestone

I am really pleased to announce that Stitched Time is touring to Folkestone as part of WOW (Women of the World Festival) in Folkestone from 3 – 7 March. Venue 2 Church Street. Ope Tues – Fri 12-3pm, Sat 11am – 4pm. The WOW week “celebrates the incredible achievements of women and girls and looks at the most…

Finishing and achieving

Today three of us (me, Rosie, Claire) finished a scroll to loud clapping and expressions of joy. Funny how such a seemingly simple thing can provoke this sense of achievement – there was an urgency to finish a length today, partly because for everyone there except me it was the last day of making until September. We ummed and ahhhed…

First 3 days of making

We have been melting in our white boiler suits, while trying to work with slippery thread on fragile paper over the past 3 days. Today I tried to block out some of the sun and keep the space a little cooler, without much success. The work we are doing has no apparent function, or even,…

Paper Workshop

Clare and I held our second workshop ‘Paper’ yesterday in the wonderful space above Clare’s studio. There were 13 artists altogether which meant for some interesting conversations and collaborations. We were joined by Ron Wright who gave a really interesting talk about his time as a Papermaker at Dover’s Buckland Mill. This spurred us on…