Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Jane doing her usual magic for Textiles East

It is fascinating how different members of Out Of The Fold work in different ways and use their own set of favoured 'tools of the trade' 

Jane has been transforming a piece of discharged black linen wholecloth using her own yummy hand dyed threads

Jane's basket of hand dyed threads
 To see the whole of this glorious (and it really is!) piece of textile art then come along to the Out of the Fold exhibition at Textiles East
Jane Rowland Work in progress for Textiles East (detail)

Saturday, 30 December 2017

Lynne and Mary at Spring Knitting & Stitching Show

Lynne Pretty and Mary McIntosh have both had quilts selected to be exhibited as part of the Quilters' Guild World War One Gallery at the Spring Knitting & Stitching Show at Olympia from 1st - 4th March 2018

Lynne Pretty (detail)
Lynne's quilt was first made for the Contemporary Quilt Group exhibition 'Dislocation' at the Festival of Quilts in 2015

Mary McIntosh 'Finer Focus'
Mary's wallhanging was made for the Out of the Fold exhibition 'Finer Focus' in 2013

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Carole producing lots of work for Textiles East

Carole Ward usually leads the way and completes her work well in time for exhibitions. This year is no exception and Carole has already made her pieces for the 'Out of the East' exhibition at Swavesey. Here is a flavour of what she has see the whole pieces then please come along to Swavesey on Friday 16th and Sat 17th February 2018

Carole Ward (detail)

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Work in Progress for Textiles East exhibition

Out of the Fold members are all preparing work on the theme 'Out of the East' for the forthcoming exhibition Textiles East Fair at Swavesey College on Friday 16th and Sat 17th February 2017

Caroline is transforming this heap of silk strips into a piece of work based on the Sudbury Silk Industry

Come along to the Textiles East exhibition to see the result

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Out of the Fold now has a Facebook page

Out of the Fold have now launched a Facebook Page. If you are a Facebook user then please search for 'Out of the Fold' and send a friend request. Posts will only be textile related and we welcome you to 'like, share and comment' with textile loving friends

Detail from work by Penny Bamber

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Mary at Harrogate K & S

Mary will be demonstrating in the Artists in Action Zone at the Harrogate Knitting and Stitching Show on Friday 24th and Sunday 26th November 2017

Detail from 'Copper Bleach'
Detail from 'Copper wire'
Mary will be demonstrating removing colour from cloth with a technique she calls 'Life's a Bleach!'

 followed up by a second process adding colour as well as taking it out called 'Once more unto the Bleach!'

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Denny Brothers exhibition fast approaching

Out of the Fold members are adding the last stitches to pieces of textile art to be displayed at Denny Brothers Art gallery in Bury St Edmunds from 7th - 14th October 2017

Daphne Impey's piece for Denny Bros (detail)

Background detail from Marion Baker's piece