...stitchers Beginners and more experienced stitchers Course review: In this workshop you will learn a variety of stumpwork techniques including padding with...
...Course review: In this workshop you will learn to identify and use a range of metal threads including kid, pearl purl, sequin waste, roccoco and smooth...
...To explore the use of hand stitches to create samples of texture and movement. Suitable for: Beginners and more experienced stitchers Beginners and...
...To learn the use of gutta and salt in silk painting, and to quilt the lid. To learn how to make a hand made cord. Suitable for: Beginners and more experienced stitchers...
City and Guilds Embroidery Part 1, 2000
City and Guilds Textile Decorative Techniques 2001
City and Guilds Embroidery Part 2 2003
City and Guilds Certificate inTeaching Adult Learners 2004
Artlicles for various embroidery magazines published from 2003 to present
Advantages of studying here
Fun and informal classes led by experienced tutor. Teaching is by various methods including detailed handouts, demonstrations of techniques and individual attention where needed.
Areas of specialisation
A range of hand and machine embroidery techniques including goldwork, stumpwork, canvaswork, silk painting, applique, experimental techniques and free machine embroidery.
Embroidery tutor and textile artist. I teach all levels from beginners to City and Guilds. I have taught at Museums such as The Bowes Museum, The Quilters' Guild Museum, The Mercer Art Gallery and Museum, at shops such as Spinning Jenny, Samuel Taylors at Embsay, MKC (Benina) in Leeds and for a variety of groups including branches of the Embroideres' Guild. I am a member of the Embroiderers' Guild and the Quilters Guild, and Textilia, an exhibiting group of textile artists.
I have also taught formal courses at Harrogate College and Craven College.