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  1. Exhibition at Pyramid Gallery, York

    January 15, 2018 by Sarah

    I’m a member of York Artworkers’ Association and this year is the 25th Anniversary. To celebrate we have an exhibition of members’ work at Pyramid Gallery  on Stonegate. Up until 29th January, there’s a great range of work on display from glass artists, painters, ceramicists, jewellers etc. The photo below has details from one of my four pieces on display, inspired by ‘Little Boy Blue’.

    Lazy Days (detail, nursery rhyme)

    Lazy Days (detail, nursery rhyme)


  2. Folk Art talk in Harrogate

    January 13, 2018 by Sarah

    Today has been most enjoyable: I delivered a talk on Folk Art to Harrogate Embroiderers’ Guild. A lovely group of people with some good questions that kept me on my toes! Below is a photo showing detail from one of my Russian folk art pieces.

    Russian-folk-art-1


  3. Pop Up Christmas Market

    December 7, 2016 by Sarah

    This Sunday 11th December is the annual festive market in The Basement at City Screen, York. Always a great event, come along anytime between 10.30am to 4.30pm. And it’s free to get in!

    buttons galore


  4. Crafts in the Pen, Skipton

    November 14, 2016 by Sarah

    This coming weekend is the big Crafts in the Pen show at Skipton with c.170 stalls full of beautiful goodies! Come and say hello to me in Pen Number 7.Skipton


  5. Exhibition in York Minster

    September 4, 2015 by Sarah

    From Saturday 5th September some of my work is in the Diverse Threads‘ exhibition at York Minster. Located in the North Transept, there is a range of work from group members which can be viewed until 20th September when the Minster is open (entrance fees apply). Below is a section of one of my stitched paper pieces inspired by a marble owl in the cathedral, entitled ‘Be Still’.

    Be Still - section


  6. Joint exhibition

    May 13, 2015 by Sarah

    I have a joint exhibition ‘Folk Threads’ with Kate Fenton at The Golden Ball which opens on Saturday 23rd May and runs until 24th July. Come along and see what you think – view the exhibition in the Garden Room when the pub is open! A lot of my pieces have been inspired by Russian and Eastern European folk art; I also have a number of Japanese inspired pieces.

     

    Folk-Threads


  7. Goodies at Blossom St Gallery

    December 19, 2014 by Sarah

    This Saturday and Sunday (20 & 21 December) I’ll be at Blossom St Gallery by Micklegate Bar with lots of lovely items for sale for those last few pressies you still need to buy! Opening times are Sat 9.30am to 5.30pm and Sun 10am to 3pm. Shown here are some cushions made from beautiful 1950s barkcloth (original vintage fabric with new cushion inserts!)

     

    WTL-cushions


  8. Christmas workshop and fair

    December 11, 2014 by Sarah

    This Sunday 14th December I’ll be at the ‘Made Locally With Love‘ Fair at the Merchant Adventurer’s Hall, 11am to 4.30pm. There’s a £2 entry fee to visit all the stalls and also to take part in some free workshops. I’m running one to make a fun hand-stitched coaster out of recycled fabrics – perfect to put under your steaming cuppa! My workshop is at 11.15am and then again at 2pm – use the link to find out how to make a booking.

    coaster-workshop


  9. Festive markets and fairs!

    November 27, 2014 by Sarah

    Stuck for gift ideas? Don’t worry, there are lots of fairs taking place across York where you can buy some beautiful hand-crafted items! This Saturday 29th November I have a stall at the ‘Annual Christmas Market’ at the Golden Ball pub in York, 11am to 4pm – come along to see all the different wares on display from local makers. Then on Saturday 6th December it’s a ‘Handmade and Vintage Christmas Market’ in The Basement at City Screen, again from 11am to 4pm. Pop along to my stall and say hello!

     

    WTL-stall5


  10. Diverse Threads exhibition ends 17th July

    July 12, 2014 by Sarah

    Next week is the last chance to view the Diverse Threads exhibition entitled ‘Water’s Edge’ at The Station Gallery in Richmond, North Yorkshire. The final day for viewing is Thursday 17th July before all our lovely pieces are taken down on the Friday. For opening times, visit The Station’s website: Richmond Station. To view our group’s website, visit Diverse Threads. The picture shows a detail from my 3D piece entitled ‘Courtship at Station Bridge, Richmond’ inspired by Edward Lear’s poem ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’.
    Courtship at Station Bridge, Rich