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

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Taster for Denny Bros exhibition

Some small detailed images of pieces of textile art which will be offered for sale at the forthcoming Denny Brothers exhibition

Framed painting and stitched piece by Mary McIntosh (detail)

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Exhibition in Bury St Edmunds

Out of the Fold have an exhibition of framed and mounted work in the first floor gallery at Denny Brothers Art Shop coming up in october. Ideal opportunity to find the perfect Christmas gift for th textile lover in your life.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Mary is Highly Commended

Mary McIntosh had three quilts on display at the Festival of Quilts 2017 and was pleased to be awarded a Highly Commended for her miniature 'Copper Coil'
Copper Coil miniature 8" x 8"
 Mary also had an entry into the Contemporary section of the show with a piece called Copper Bleach

Copper Bleach triptych - black linen wholecloth, discharged and bleached, machine stitched and appliqued

Lynne wins 'little' award

Congratulations to Lynne Pretty who won first prize in the Quilters Guild miniature display at the Festival of Quilts 2017

Miniature quilt by Lynne Pretty
The Quilters Guild asked each region to submit 3 mini quilts 12inch x 6inch landscape to be exhibited at the NEC. These pieces to be made by non-miniature group members.
Visitors to the show were asked to vote for their favourite piece.