Category Archives: Textiles

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

Fibre and Fabric – get into a spin!

The late May bank holiday weekend sees the return of the Fibre and Fabric Fair this year (Sat 26 / Sun 27 May, in the Memorial Hall, open 10am – 4.30pm). It’s not quite like the craft fair in that,

Fibre and Fabric – get into a spin!

The late May bank holiday weekend sees the return of the Fibre and Fabric Fair this year (Sat 26 / Sun 27 May, in the Memorial Hall, open 10am – 4.30pm). It’s not quite like the craft fair in that,

Colour, colour, colour

The sheer amount of colour is one of the first things most commented on by visitors to the fair, so here’s a look at some of the fabulous colours from those craftspeople working with textiles: wool, silk, cotton… Felted wool

Colour, colour, colour

The sheer amount of colour is one of the first things most commented on by visitors to the fair, so here’s a look at some of the fabulous colours from those craftspeople working with textiles: wool, silk, cotton… Felted wool

A summer of craft

The dust is just about settling, and it has been amazing how much activity there has been on the craft front in such a small place as Harlech. It started with the Fibre and Fabric Fair towards the end of

A summer of craft

The dust is just about settling, and it has been amazing how much activity there has been on the craft front in such a small place as Harlech. It started with the Fibre and Fabric Fair towards the end of

Meet the Maker: Mary Post

‘Handwoven scarves by Mary Post of Harlech’ it says on the labels for Mary’s gorgeous weaving. The label really should have the word ‘beautiful’ added at the beginning. There’s quite a story behind Mary’s weaving, and it all started, essentially, on

Meet the Maker: Mary Post

‘Handwoven scarves by Mary Post of Harlech’ it says on the labels for Mary’s gorgeous weaving. The label really should have the word ‘beautiful’ added at the beginning. There’s quite a story behind Mary’s weaving, and it all started, essentially, on