Tag Archives: Hilary Beattie

Exhibitions in 2015

Exhibitions in 2015

We have lots of great exhibitions planned for this year, so here’s a round up of dates, exhibitors and themes for your diary. Don’t forget that we offer refreshments at all our exhibitions, and that funds raised are donated to Macmillan Cancer Support. Also, for the first time this year, our exhibitions (and the shop)… Continue Reading

February snippets

February snippets

Snippets is a regular post series where we round up lots of little bits and pieces about what’s hot, what’s happening, what’s new and what’s next. This time we’ve news about staff changes in the Quilt Room, a reminder about a new tutor, and advance notice of our Easter Exhibitions. Quilting Service news Sadly for us (but… Continue Reading

New courses for 2015 : Colourfun! and Baby Jane

New courses for 2015 : Colourfun! and Baby Jane

We’re always trying to give our students something different to try, so we’ve just arranged to run two exciting new courses next year with teachers who are new to us as well. Coming from opposite ends of the traditional/contemporary quilts spectrum, Baby Jane is a Day-of-the-Month class based on the design of the 1863 Jane A Stickle Quilt, and Colourfun! is… Continue Reading

1 – 30 August 2014 : Summer Showcase & Open Studios

1 – 30 August 2014 : Summer Showcase & Open Studios

Our Summer Showcase this year features an exhibition of the work of members of the Traditional Quilt Group of the Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles. The group is sending us over 100 quilts ranging from smaller items such as the Suffragette and Maritime Moments Challenges to large bed quilts. Based on the quality of work they brought for display… Continue Reading

Summer events

Summer events

As usual, we have plenty to see at The Bramble Patch this summer with exhibitions, events and our open studios season. Here’s a quick reminder of what’s coming up: Strawberries & Cream Week (7 – 14 June) It’s our annual celebration of summer this week, and we have a very eclectic exhibition with works from… Continue Reading

7 February 2014 : Vintage Floral with Hilary Beattie

7 February 2014 : Vintage Floral with Hilary Beattie

We still have a few places left for this new workshop with award-winning art quilter Hilary Beattie on Friday 7 February 2014. Hilary has quickly gained a loyal following of admirers who are inspired by both the combination of realist and abstract imagery and characteristic use of fabric and pattern in her work. Vintage Floral is a one-day… Continue Reading

2014: Make It Personal with Hilary Beattie

2014: Make It Personal with Hilary Beattie

Looking ahead, we’re really excited about a new series of workshops for 2014 – Make It Personal with Hilary Beattie – which can be taken individually, or in series as a complete introduction to surface design and the development of original textile art. Hilary is a rising star of the quilting and fabric arts world.… Continue Reading

Throughout August: Open Studios at The Bramble Patch

Throughout August: Open Studios at The Bramble Patch

This year, running throughout August and in conjunction with our Summer Showcase exhibition, we’ll be repeating our popular season of Open Studios at The Bramble Patch. Open Studios are when some of our talented teachers generously bring their own materials, creative processes and work in progress along to our wet studio for the day(s), so that customers… Continue Reading

Spring snippets

Spring snippets

Snippets is a regular post series where we round up lots of little bits and pieces about what’s hot, what’s happening, what’s new and what’s next. This time we catch up after Easter and look forward to the summer. Easter Exhibitions raise £1,500 for Macmillan After a cold, wet start due to the wintry weather,… Continue Reading