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Welcome to my Blog. News of projects & events plus the development of my textile work during my MA at Manchester School of Art.

Make Anything – Fred Aldous Window

Make Anything – Fred Aldous Window

The Manchester Craft Mafia were invited to create an exhibition of members work for their Make Anything series of windows.

Please check it out if you are around the Northern Quarter in Manchester.

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Over The Kitchen Table – Mothers who Make

Over The Kitchen Table – Mothers who Make

As part of the PUSH festival at HOME theatre in Manchester, Mothers Who Make held a day celebrating the creativity in the group. The afternoon was entitled Over The Kitchen Table, a reference to where creative mothers often end up working to maintain their creative lives.

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1 Year of Stitches Begins…

1 Year of Stitches Begins…

I was challenged to join in the 1 Year of Stitch challenge. One hoop, stitch a little every day, record it, post weekly progress, possibly exhibit together at the end. I have started a Pinterest album to catalogue to whole daily process and sharing highlights and updates on my Instagram & Facebook pages.

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A New Thread with DIY

A New Thread with DIY

Following the successful tour of “Following The Thread”, DIY Theatre company has begun devising another original touring show about ‘Space’. I have been in running creative workshops to use design to help generate ideas and boost the devising process.

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First MA Pecha Kucha

First MA Pecha Kucha

I had to do a Pecha Kucha as part of my Textiles Practice MA at Manchester School of Art. For those who don’t know, a Pecha Kucha is a presentation of 20 slides, each shown for 20 seconds. Simple, right?

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CELLS – Live Art by Proud & Loud Arts at Manchester Art Gallery

CELLS – Live Art by Proud & Loud Arts at Manchester Art Gallery

“Cells – a body of work”┬áis a collection of live art installations by Proud & Loud Arts created in response to the Manchester Evening News report, in October 2015, describing a 140% rise in reported hate crime incidents against people with disabilities These witty yet challenging artworks offer a thought provoking and creative glimpse into […]

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Colour Pop Exhibition

Colour Pop Exhibition

Colour Pop Exhibition by Manchester Craft Mafia

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

from 25th July 2016

A body of work using black & white or greyscale as the main colour bases that use colour as an accent to enhance the piece of work.

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New CraftyWotnots Redbubble Store

New CraftyWotnots Redbubble Store

My Museum Linocut designs to a CraftyWotnots store on Redbubble. This means you can now get my linocuts on a range of products from clothing to home decor, bags to stationery.

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