Author Archives: kate

Christmas is coming…

… and that means that the Harlech Craft Fair is on the horizon as well. Lots of stalls, some regular favourites, some attending for the first time. From wood to textiles, And from ceramics to soap: It’s the weekend of

Christmas is coming…

… and that means that the Harlech Craft Fair is on the horizon as well. Lots of stalls, some regular favourites, some attending for the first time. From wood to textiles, And from ceramics to soap: It’s the weekend of

Knitted together

Angharad (from Knit one… in Dolgellau) and Kate (Criafol) will be contributing a knitted element to the Fibre and Fabric Fair on Saturday and Sunday. And they are going to run a Knitting Hospital – possibly where the Knit Nurse

Knitted together

Angharad (from Knit one… in Dolgellau) and Kate (Criafol) will be contributing a knitted element to the Fibre and Fabric Fair on Saturday and Sunday. And they are going to run a Knitting Hospital – possibly where the Knit Nurse

Felt, fabulous felt

It looks as though it’s going to be warm on Saturday and Sunday for the Fibre and Fabric Fair, so it might be fun to get wet. But not on Harlech beach. In the Memorial Hall, having a go at

Felt, fabulous felt

It looks as though it’s going to be warm on Saturday and Sunday for the Fibre and Fabric Fair, so it might be fun to get wet. But not on Harlech beach. In the Memorial Hall, having a go at

A classic approach to weaving (and a wild one to colour)

Many people know (and treasure) Mary Post’s work. Her approach to weaving is a classic one, though her approach to colour is anything but! Yes, there are some soft and muted shades, of course there are, but there are also

A classic approach to weaving (and a wild one to colour)

Many people know (and treasure) Mary Post’s work. Her approach to weaving is a classic one, though her approach to colour is anything but! Yes, there are some soft and muted shades, of course there are, but there are also

Fabric rescue!

Julie, aka Ruby Gingham, is an expert at seeing the potential in fabric other people might walk past… There are lots of garments out there which are dated, perhaps old-fashioned, and not in a good, retro, way. Maybe they’re a

Fabric rescue!

Julie, aka Ruby Gingham, is an expert at seeing the potential in fabric other people might walk past… There are lots of garments out there which are dated, perhaps old-fashioned, and not in a good, retro, way. Maybe they’re a

Weaving the seashore

Kathryn Parry’s work is almost impossible to categorise – she mixes weaving, crochet and stitching to create something completely unique. She’s inspired by the landscape, and particularly by the sea and the shore – in Anglesey, specifically, at the moment,

Weaving the seashore

Kathryn Parry’s work is almost impossible to categorise – she mixes weaving, crochet and stitching to create something completely unique. She’s inspired by the landscape, and particularly by the sea and the shore – in Anglesey, specifically, at the moment,

Sketching with fabric

Fancy colour, thread, texture, mixing media and then using a sewing machine? Karen Hall is a textile artist who loves all of these and who is happy to pass her enthusiasm on. And she’ll be doing just that on 26

Sketching with fabric

Fancy colour, thread, texture, mixing media and then using a sewing machine? Karen Hall is a textile artist who loves all of these and who is happy to pass her enthusiasm on. And she’ll be doing just that on 26