Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Finished Boxes

Here are some of the finished boxes from the Rachel Lombard workshop.



Thursday, 15 November 2012

A Journey in Stitches



Victoria MacLeod gave a stimulating talk at our November meeting. She took us on a journey of her work from the start to present day. She talked about how attending various workshops and completing different courses has influenced her work. 


One of Victoria's early pieces



Mixed media piece

Stitched DIY!

Victoria often works in groups of 3

More mixed media using unusual items



Saturday, 10 November 2012

From Scraps to Stitched Characters



Maggie Smith was our speaker at the October meeting. She brought a wonderful selection of stitched dolls. Maggie is interested in ballet, film, costume and fashion and this shows in her work. Each doll is unique with its own special story and characteristics.
A small selection of Maggie's dolls

Little Sailors

African inspired dolls      




To see more of Maggie's dolls visit her website - Haversham Dolls
http://www.havershamdolls.com/index.html

To see more of Maggie's other textiles visit - stitchprint
http://www.stitch-print.co.uk/index.html