Monday, 29 September 2014

Helen heads to Alexandra Palace (and Harrogate)

Helen Marchant's piece for The Journey Unfolds exhibition is based on a journey she has taken often in her native Australia. This is just a small portion - to see the whole thing then come along to The Knitting and Stitching Shows at Alexandra Palace from 8th - 12th Oct 2014 or Harrogate from 21st - 23rd Nov 2014


Helen Marchant - The Journey Unfolds (detail)

Friday, 26 September 2014

Heading to Ally Pally

Penny Bamber is adding the final stitches to her pieces for  The Journey Unfolds exhibition at the Knitting and Stitching Show. Here is just a small part of her vibrant panel - to see the whole thing visit the Out Of The Fold Gallery at Alexandra Palace from Wed 8th - Sun 12th October 2014



Penny Bamber - The Journey Unfolds (detail)

Monday, 1 September 2014

Janet goes on tour

Janet Valentine's quilt 'From Near, From Far and In Finer Focus' has been selected by Quilters Guild/ICHF for a touring exhibition entitled 'Fractured Images'. It's going to the following venues.

Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts (Formally Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts): Westpoint Centre, Exeter - 25–28 September 2014
Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts (Formally Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts): EventCity, Manchester – 6-8 February 2015
Stitching & Sewing (Formally Creative Stitches):  SECC, Glasgow - 5–8 March 2015
Fashion, Embroidery & Stitch: NEC, Birmingham - 19–22 March 2015
Fashion & Embroidery: Excel, London – 27-29 March 2015

A photo of it is also in Popular Patchwork magazine in the September issue.
Janet Valentine 'From Far ' 

Janet Valentine ' From Near 


Janet Valentine 'In Finer Focus' (detail)


Monday, 25 August 2014

Another step towards Alexandra Palace

Daphne Impey has taken her own textile journey as the basis for her piece for the Out Of The Fold gallery at the Knitting & Stitching shows. www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com

This is an image from one of the panels and to see the whole piece, and lots more work by the 12 members of Out Of The Fold Textile Group, come along to Alexandra Palace from 8th - 12th October 2014 or Harrogate from 20th - 23rd November 2014.

Daphne Impey  detail

Monday, 11 August 2014

The Journey continues to Alexandra Palace

This is a tiny section of Janet Valentine's piece of work for "The Journey Unfolds" Gallery at the Knitting & Stitching Show.
To see the whole piece then visit the Out Of The Fold Gallery at Alexandra Palace from 8th - 12th October 2014 or at Harrogate from 20th - 23rd November 2014.

Janet Valentine  detail

Monday, 28 July 2014

The Journey to Alexandra Palace

Out of the Fold will be exhibiting at the Knitting & Stitching Show 2014  www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com at Alexandra Palace from 8th - 12th October 2014 and Harrogate from 20th - 23rd November 2014

The theme of the Out of the Fold Gallery is "The Journey Unfolds" and all members are working to complete work ready for the exhibition. 

To whet your appetite here is just a corner of  "The Amaizing Journey" by Carole Ward. 

Carole Ward  "The Amaizing Journey" detail


Monday, 14 July 2014

Lynne Selected for CQ Gallery

Lynne Pretty has been selected to exhibit as part of the Contemporary Quilt Group Gallery at the Festival of Quilts 2014. The theme of the exhibition is 'Dislocation'  40 quilts will be on display at the NEC, Birmingham from 8th - 11th August 2014 www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk

Here is a just a glimpse of part of Lynne's wallhanging..............

Lynne Pretty
'Dislocation' detail