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A walk for Terminalia with Thread and Word

By way of an explanation, we will be celebrating Terminalia with Thread and Word in Seasalter through a walk with poetry readings ( you are welcome to bring a contribution) and the meditative knotting of ropes. I will supply the […]

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A walk for Terminalia with Thread and Word

Here a cement block which will be part of our walk in Seasalter celebrating the Roman God of Boundaries Terminus. Terminalia was an ancient Roman festival in honour of the god Terminus, who presided over boundaries. His statue was merely […]

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Basketry and Beyond

this is our umbrella name for all the events/courses/ exhibitions/workshops/festivals and basketry related stuff that we do

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architectural plaiting

the last term on our course covered plaiting, none of us had realised just how much you can hate cutting up strips of bockingford paper into straight 1.5cm lengths but that is exactly how we started, so it could only […]

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weaving a new language

Weaving with willow is like speaking another language. The timing and emphasis is one of its own, you cannot help but become involved in the process of growing, cutting, storing, soaking then selecting and weaving. It feels different to anything […]

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A long Walk to Nowhere

As I am preparing Along Walk to Nowhere as part of the Whitstable Biennale Satellite program 2018. Here a few thoughts, I recently completed a commission with A.N.D. ( A New Direction) titled My Creative school, where ten artists were […]

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Studio Days

Thank you to a-n for awarding me with the professional development bursary that has given me the luxury to spend six funded days in my studio, free from my essential ‘bread-and-butter’ textile teaching work, that I do enjoy, but that allows […]

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Time Out to Move On

This blog accompanies my a-n Professional Development Bursary supported ‘time out’ from my ‘bread-and-butter’ textile teaching, and will become a record of my work as I ‘move on’ with my personal art practice.

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AJWeaving in Autumn

Hi, Autumn is proving a busy time for me at AJWeaving. Keep the Kit workshops are running alongside Learn to Weave workshops across Tyne and Wear. I have a new Weave with Nature workshop running in December. On November 25th […]

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Week 110: 20th – 26th Oct 2014

This week I attended an interdisciplinary conference on the histories of weaving and coding. The aim of the conference was to present practice based research in progress and to discuss anthropological links to the project as a whole. As my […]

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