I am always adding new dates to the page so please keep checking to see if there is an event near you.

Workshops to be held here at the studio are written in red.

2022

4th / 5th March – A print workshop. Choose to come for either 1 or 2 days. 10am – 4pm, £50 per day , all equipment and paints included, bring your own fabrics and a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided and I will have fabric you can purchase at cost. Booking essential – please phone me on 07551224491

19th March – A days workshop for the New Forest Textile Group at Brockenhurst Village Hall, Highwood Rd, Brockenhurst SO42 7RY.

22nd March – A talk for Romsey Quilters they meet at  Crossfield Hall, Broadwater Rd, Romsey. SO51 8GL. Meeting is held at 9.30 for a 10am start.

24th March – A talk for the Thames-Side Stitchers at St John’s Centre in Isleworth TW7 6RU from 7.30 until 9.45pm. 

29th March – A workshop day for the Altered Textiles Group in Faversham, Kent.

23rd / 24th April – I will be attending the Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta. I will have pinnies, bags, art canvases etc, for sale. I will also be demonstrating print techniques.

27th /28th April – I am teaching a 2 day workshop at Ardington School of Crafts. They are located at The Old School, School Road, Wantage OX12 8PN. Please click on the link to see the full details and contact them direct to book.

30th April – I have a stand at Downton Cuckoo Fair. The fair is held in the Borough of Downton, near Salisbury, a big street fair so lets hope the sun shines!! Come and say hello, I will be in the purple zone, Stand No. 6.

10th May – A workshop for Textile and Stitch around Marlborough. The day will be held at Kennet Valley Hall, Overton Rd, Lockeridge, SN8 4EL.

12th May. I will be giving a talk to Salisbury Townswomens Guild. The meeting is at 7.15pm at Roman Rd, Methodist Church. SP2 9BH.

14th May – A print workshop for South Coast Textile Artists at Rookesbury Hall, Newtown, Fareham, PO17 6LE

20th / 21st May – Dye and Print workshop. Day 1 “Backgrounds & Dying”. Learn how to create stunning background fabrics using procion dyes. Day 2. Print a design and then make it into a bag or pinny. Both days run from 10am – 4pm, £50 per day , all equipment and paints included, bring your own fabrics and a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided and I will have fabric you can purchase at cost. Booking essential – please phone me on 07551224491

26th May – I am visiting Derby, A print workshop for The Material Girls at Risley Village Hall, Derby, DE72 3SS

28th May – Your chance to make a bespoke denim jacket. You will choose your own patterned material from Alison’s stash. No 2 jackets will be the same!! Join me and Shelley Canning to learn how to sew this kit together. You must have some knowledge of dress making. You will have constructed the jacket by the end of the day but finishing touches, topstitching, buttonholes etc can be finished at home, or you can arrange to come back to the studio for another day.

3rd June – Anne Hellyer will be teaching a new workshop for the studio. An Introduction to Free Motion Embroidery. For those new to the technique it will be a fun day learning how to “draw” with your sewing machine. The day will include all materials but you will need to bring your own sewing machine and threads. You will also need a “darning” foot for your machine and your machine manual. The day will run from 10am – 4pm, £50 for the day. Tea and coffee will be provided but you will need to bring a packed lunch. Booking is essential.

4th June A Print workshop. 10am – 4pm, £50 per day , all equipment and paints included, bring your own fabrics and a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided and I will have fabric you can purchase at cost. Booking essential – please phone me on 07551224491

10th – 12th June – I will be returning to teach at Eau Brink Studio at Kings Lyn, Norfolk. A busy and packed 3 days of dying, printing and making.

21st June – I will be giving a talk at Sopley Village Hall. Full details to be announced soon.

1st July – A print workshop. 10am – 4pm, £50 per day , all equipment and paints included, bring your own fabrics and a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided and I will have fabric you can purchase at cost. Booking essential – please phone me on 07551224491

2nd July – Anne Hellyer will be teaching a brand new workshop. “Sunflower”. Using Anne’s hand painted fabrics and free motion embroidery create a beautiful piece of wall art – a fabric sunflower approximately 40cms diameter. The day will include all materials but you will need to bring your own sewing machine and threads. 10am – 4pm. £50 for the day. Tea and coffee will be provided but you will need to bring a packed lunch. Booking is essential.

5th July – A print workshop for the West Country Embroiderers (Purbeck Branch) at Village Hall, Church Knowle, Nr. Corfe Castle, BH20 5NG 

12th July – A talk for East Surrey Textile Group at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Carlton Road, Redhill, RH1 2BX. Please see their website for details of each meeting.

15th / 16th July – A Print workshop. Choose to come for either 1 or 2 days. 10am – 4pm, £50 per day , all equipment and paints included, bring your own fabrics and a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided and I will have fabric you can purchase at cost. Booking essential – please phone me on 07551224491

22nd / 23rd July – A Print workshop. Choose to come for either 1 or 2 days. 10am – 4pm, £50 per day , all equipment and paints included, bring your own fabrics and a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided and I will have fabric you can purchase at cost. Booking essential – please phone me on 07551224491