Connie Flynn will be our Guest Speaker in September, she is also leading a two-part workshop for us in 2018. Some members know Connie from other textile groups in the region and she also took part in both the Threads of Time projects at Hertfordshire archive.
Connie has sent some information about her activities during the summer. you might want to take the opportunity to find out more about Connie and her work before September.
Open Studios at Parndon Mill, Harlow, Essex
I will be opening my studio on Sat 15th July 10 – 5pm, to share a variety of textiles from a range of projects – residencies, exhibitions to exploratory research work, This will include very small items to a large felted wall hanging, hand stitched surfaces to sketchbooks. This is a great day out as most of the studios at the Mill will be open, it is a chance to talk to makers and have a cup of tea by the river. All welcome!
More details here: http://www.parndonmill.co.uk/events/open-studios
Textiles Taster Workshops
As part of Parndon Mill Summer School in August I will be offering Textile Taster Workshops:
- Hand Felting (Mon 14th)
- Tie Dyeing (Tues 15th)
- Sit & Stitching (Thurs 17th)
1pm – 3 30pm at Parndon Mill.
Please see the link and email me if you need more information – http://www.parndonmill.co.uk/events/summer-school
Finders Keepers Tales in Textiles! Exhibition
Once again Finders Keepers Tales in Textiles is touring, this time it is actually in a lighthouse. On Sat 19th & Sun 20thAugust 11am – 3pm, it will be on show in Harwich High Lighthouse in Essex. This exhibition has been in Shetland Museum, Rayleigh Windmill and the Threes Hares Gallery in Buckinghamshire. Do come and see the show if you have not seen it already. Please be aware this is a historic building, so access will be a climb up the stairs to the floors above.
FROM THE GARDEN exhibition
Linda Gifford and I have been working to towards an exhibition of stained glass, watercolours, textiles and photography inspired by flora and fauna. From the Garden will be shown in the stables of a beautiful garden at Myddelton House, Enfield – Mon 21st– Sun 27th August, 10am – 4pm.
For more details please see the link –
There are other projects in the pipeline – so watch this space. It would be great to see you at any of the above events.