Art Doctors

February Update

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Since I last wrote there has been the usual flurry of curve stitching for Christmas and Valentine’s Day. And now there’s time for thinking about and doing other projects… The Art Doctors travelled to London to take part in a conference to celebrate and evaluate the community engagement projects that took place as part of […]

Art Doctors

September update

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It’s that familiar back to school feeling this week, with part of my household actually doing just that. So I thought I’d round up what’s been happening in the past few months and what I have planned so far for the rest of the year. The Threads Project was enormously successful, with an extended exhibition […]

Art Doctors

Art Doctors on Tour

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After great success engaging audiences at Leeds Art Gallery, the Art Doctors (myself and Liz Stirling) were commissioned to prescribe again at the British Art Show as it tours across the country, this time to visitors at Inverleith House in Edinburgh. Next up is Norwich at the end of July and we’re just waiting to hear from […]

Community Work

Threads Exhibition

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Over the past 6 months I’ve been working on a project called Threads – more info about the project in this previous post –  and since January I’ve been working hard on what the exhibition will look like and how I will curate all the work that participants have produced during the making sessions. At first […]

Curve Stitching

Featured Seller on Folksy

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I sell my work online through Folksy, a fast growing website selling work from British craftspeople and makers. It’s a really friendly and supportive place to sell work and I’d encourage you to have a look around and support the shops selling there, even if it’s just by buying a card or other small item […]

Community Work

Threads – a collaborative curve stitching project

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I came up with the idea for Threads earlier this year. I thought it would be great to do something collaborative with the curve stitching technique and to combine this with an exploration of what happens to conversations while groups of people are making together. I’ve been interested in this group dynamic since visiting an […]

Curve Stitching

New Catalogue

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With help from the fabulous Lee Goater I made a catalogue to showcase my curve stitching work to potential stockists. We made a gorgeous card folder which contains an insert for each product and design I make, which has been posted out to some carefully selected potential new stockists. I’ve had some lovely emails back so […]