This Week – August 20th to 26th

There is still time to stitch your name in support of the Campaign for Creatitivity and bring it to the AGM in September. Remember to sign the online petition too.


Extended  25 and Counting –  to 19th August

From The Garden – Mon 21st– Sun 27th August

Points of Juncture – July until 22nd October

Creatures and Creations – at Waddesdon Manor until October 29th

Alice Fox – two venues until September

Embroidered Bodies  to 10th September

Silk: From Spitalfields to Sudbury to 8th October

The Beautiful Stitch  to 28th October, see my review

Fields, Fabric & French Knots  to 29th October

Sampled Lives – to April 2018

Balenciaga to February 2018

and… If you happen to be in London you might want to see Denim Art in Oxford Street and Heather Everrit’s stitched butterflies at Liberty, Regent Street.



There are still a couple of spaces on our 7th October workshop with Jenny Leslie

On 16th September you could join members of North Herts and Beds for “Fun with Design”

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Iknield Quiters celebrate their Silver Jubilee

Celebrating 25 years of Icknield Quilters

Icknield Quilters Silver Jubilee Exhibition (1992–2017) on Saturday Oct 7th 10–5 and  Sunday October 8th 10–4

Blue stitch raffle quilt-sm

One of the Raffle Quilts to be won

  • Exhibition of Members’ work
  • trade stalls
  • sale of quilts and fabric crafts
  • refreshments
  • quilt raffle in aid of local charities


Entrance £3.50
St Mary’s Junior School, St Mary’s Way,


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Update – correction

Please ignore the 8th August “Update – From Spitalfields to Silk” – i got my wires crossed and facts wrong – my apologies to anyone who was affected by this mistake


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The Art of Bereavement – September 15th to 17th


detail from “Shrine” – Catherina PvH



Catherina has sent news about an exhibition which will include several pieces of her work:





Marking 15 years of service St Albans Bereavement Network have asked local artists and community members to create expressions of bereavement and loss in a wide range of media. The result is the exhibition “The Art of Grieving”. The art of grievingThe exhibition will take place at the Kingsbury Barn, Branch Road, St Albans, AL3 4SE.

  • Friday 15th September Opening Night by invitation
  • Saturday 16th September Exhibition open 11am–4pm
  • Sunday 17th September Exhibition open 11am–4pm

More information: SABN_Artshow 2017



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Denim Art by Ian Berry

ian.berry. detail

Ian Berry – detail

Jill tipped me off about Ian Berry’s installation at the new Pepe Jeans flagship store in London. I have to admit to never having heard of Ian, trust Jill to have her ear to the ground!

If you are in town drop in to the Regent Street store and take a look.

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