Category Archives: Textiles

Meet the Maker: Spiritstar

Welcome to Spiritstar. Gail and Ianto make gorgeous crochet slippers, as well as other crochet items, and are now working with leather too (a logical extension of the slippers, really, which have suede soles). And it all started as an anti-smoking aid.

Meet the Maker: Spiritstar

Welcome to Spiritstar. Gail and Ianto make gorgeous crochet slippers, as well as other crochet items, and are now working with leather too (a logical extension of the slippers, really, which have suede soles). And it all started as an anti-smoking aid.

Meet the Maker: Mo Couper

Mo Couper (also known as Mo Bach) makes beautiful pieces of jewellery. They are delicate hand-embroidered pictures, worked on felt made by Sue Terrey, who was with us at the Fibre and Fabric Fair last year. Mo went to Southend

Meet the Maker: Mo Couper

Mo Couper (also known as Mo Bach) makes beautiful pieces of jewellery. They are delicate hand-embroidered pictures, worked on felt made by Sue Terrey, who was with us at the Fibre and Fabric Fair last year. Mo went to Southend

Nearly there!

It’s less than a month to the Fibre and Fabric Fair – Saturday and Sunday, 23 and 24 July, in the Memorial Hall. So what will be there? Well, this year we have: knitting and spinning free machine embroidery two types of

Nearly there!

It’s less than a month to the Fibre and Fabric Fair – Saturday and Sunday, 23 and 24 July, in the Memorial Hall. So what will be there? Well, this year we have: knitting and spinning free machine embroidery two types of

Woven wonders

Mary Post’s weaving has been a highlight of the annual Christmas Fair – and various summer fairs – for several years now. Her beautiful displays in a gorgeous range of colours make people want to stroke and pat and generally fondle her

Woven wonders

Mary Post’s weaving has been a highlight of the annual Christmas Fair – and various summer fairs – for several years now. Her beautiful displays in a gorgeous range of colours make people want to stroke and pat and generally fondle her

Studio envy – textile arts

The studio owned by the next designer-maker who will be at the Craft Fair is the one that makes most other craftspeople very envious indeed: Not bad! It belongs to Karen Hall, embroiderer and textile artist (and gardener), whose work many people

Studio envy – textile arts

The studio owned by the next designer-maker who will be at the Craft Fair is the one that makes most other craftspeople very envious indeed: Not bad! It belongs to Karen Hall, embroiderer and textile artist (and gardener), whose work many people