Textiles in Swaledale

Here are some textiles from the small museum in the Old Methodist Schoolhouse in Reeth in Swaledale. This was an excellent museum with lots of information about Swaledale and the people who lived there.

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Busy, busy, busy – patchwork bags

Since I've had a bit more time to myself recently I have been making some patchwork bags. the first is a cross body bag complete with a small external zipped pocket. It was the first time of using that particular way of doing the pocket and I almost ended up trapping the bag inside the... Continue Reading →

Teddy with a Fairisle sweater

Have been meaning to share these photos for a while of a lovely cute knitted teddy from a Marie Wallin pattern. I have already thought about knitting another one but changing the sweater design slightly to make him look Norwegian.

Fabric of India at the V and A

On the 9th Jan I went to the V and A in London and got tickets to see the exhibition of Indian textiles "Fabric of India". The exhibition itself was brilliant and had lots of beautiful examples of fabric and design produced by a great variety of techniques. There was definitely a wow factor in... Continue Reading →

First Nations textile art

Have just returned from a trip to Canada and visited, among other places, the Lil'Wat Cultural Centre in Whistler where there was some amazing woven textile work displayed throughout the centre. Certainly an inspiration !!!

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