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updated 20th March 2017





lace dress

The Ramster Textile exhibition is on at present. I have an embroidery exhibited there. It was inspired by a watercolour by Jean Hedley. Here is a photo of us both at the private view.
<<< my textile is the lower one.

We have just had a great lace weekend at the new Missenden School of creative arts. This was held at Missenden Abbey. Do check out the courses that they are organising. Photos from the weekend here.
Don't forget that you can access all the forthcoming courses at courses and all the photographs from the courses I teach at the gallery.



Jan & Jean at Ramster



I have just returned from a fantastic trip to India. We toured around the golden triangle, Varanasi, Jaisalmer , Udapuir and a tent in the desert. A great experience. Sadly I didn't find any bobbin lace , but I found metres and metres of fabric and embroidered textiles to fill my empty suitcase (brought along especially for my shopping!)

I will be offering a new talk on my Indian travels, particularly focusing on textiles and also offering a new printing day school. check out 'workshops' and 'talks'.

I hope to put photos up from my lace travels articles in the Lace Guild Magazine, LACE , soon.. apologies for the delay

Don't forget that you can access all the forthcoming courses at courses and all the photographs from the courses I teach at the gallery

I belong to FIMBRIA. We are a group of Textile Artists. I have been writing a blog about our work.. please visit us at http://fimbria-textiles.blogspot.co.uk/
I am about to update it with photos of all our handmade Christmas cards.

My great friend Kathy gave me a Christmas present
of a DMTV archive. I can't wait to access it as I find
the work of Linda & Laura Kemshall amazing!
Do access www.designmatterstv.com and enjoy!

I note that in my travel article in the LACE guild
magazine I suggested accessing my web site for more
photographs of the OIDFA Congress in Ljubljana.
I have started to add them and today you can view
some beautiful lace dresses made by diploma
students at the St Petersburg Higher School of Folk
Arts Institute. They were exquisite and were wearable.
Here is a photograph of one of them.
Click here for more photographs.





Jan & her mum GG (great grandma) on holiday on the cruise ship Aurora in July 2015. Can you believe my mum is 90 in 2017!!! (don't tell her I said so!)
(Photograph by kind permission of Simon Tregidgo photography. )










Jan & GG









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