i don't know about you but i really find these dark days a bit hard to get through but i'm enjoying creating in my studio to keep my spirits up.
whats happening then?......
Well..I am speaking to Forest Quilters next Tues Feb 4th in Kidderminster 7.00pm
I'm teaching an Illuminated Icons workshop at Bramble Patch 12th Feb there are a few places available. I teach a special technique using sweetie foils...it's great fun
The Etsy shop is going really well and i've enjoyed making things for it.
I'll be at the Fashion and Embroidery Show at the NEC 20th - 23rd March, not sure what stand yet, i'm also doing a one hour workshop on the vilene stand everyday. i think that this is the best show for textile creatives whatever you like, knitting, dressmaking, creative embroidery or paper craft.
the biggest news is that i've been asked to be guest artist on a trip to India next year with Colouricious
New Workshops with Angie Hughes
At Cutting Edge Studios Malvern
Sat 15th Feb
Tantalising Textile Tag Books £45.00
I've added my own style to these little tag books. Techniques and materials include calico, Timtex, stamping, image transfer, and hand and machine embroidery. Great fun for all abilities.
Materials available for small fee.
Fri & Sat 28th & 29th March
Illuminated Letters £85.00 (***new***)
Brand new workshop making illuminated letters using felt and foils hand and machine embroidery. The designs are inspired by ancient manuscripts.
Fri & Sat 23rd & 24th May
Bejewelled Bags £85.00
Taking pattern from artists such as Klimt and Hundertwasser, we will design a little bag with velvet, foils, silks and organza, enhancing the design with machine embroidery. Materials extra
Fri 27th June
Stitched Landscapes £45.00
Enjoy collaging a textiles landscapes from scraps of your favourite hand dyed fabrics then learn about all the machine embroidery stitches I can squeeze into a day and use then to decorate and enhance your lovely landscape. Pure machine embroidery pleasure.
About Angie...... Angie is a textile artist and tutor, who lives and works in Ledbury, Herefordshire. She has been interested in textiles since she left school although only discovered creative embroidery in 1994 when she began studying City & Guilds at Malvern Hills College. While a student she won the prestigious Charles Henry Foyle Trust Award for Stitched Textiles with her piece 'Unfolding Word' and had 'Shroud' accepted for Art of the Stitch. She carried on her studies at Gloscat with Liz Harding after which she discovered a talent for teaching.