Tag Archives: textile art

11 February 2017 : Tucked-up and Embellished Circles with Jennie Rayment

11 February 2017 : Tucked-up and Embellished Circles with Jennie Rayment

Here at the Bramble Patch we always have a variety of fascinating and creative classes and workshops available with tutors from the UK and overseas. So we thought we’d let you know about some of them you might not have spotted! Today’s featured workshop is – Tucked-up and Embellished Circles with Jennie Rayment Experiment with these delectable, textural… Continue Reading

August Snippets : Festival of Quilts, product launches and Bramble Buzz

August Snippets : Festival of Quilts, product launches and Bramble Buzz

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 lots of new things to tell you about… It’s been a busy summer here at The Bramble Patch with moving out of our leaky-roofed office, all the building works,… Continue Reading

Photo gallery : The Mystery Revealed and On The Edge

Photo gallery : The Mystery Revealed and On The Edge

It’s a picture post today with photos from our current exhibitions! The Mystery Revealed is quilts made by the brave quilters who joined the inaugural 2015 Mystery Club, and On The Edge is the 2016 challenge from the Contemporary Quilts Group of the Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles. So there’s something for everyone!  … Continue Reading

19 March – 2 April 2016 : Easter Exhibition

19 March – 2 April 2016 : Easter Exhibition

Our Easter Exhibition this year features the work of Janet Clare – quilter, textile artist and designer of fabric collections for Moda Fabrics, who will be presenting an exhibition of her work: charming quilts, stitcheries and more in her trademark naive style. If you’re not familiar with her work, Janet combines a soft, nature-inspired palette with simple piecing and… Continue Reading

2015 Christmas Exhibition photos

2015 Christmas Exhibition photos

Can’t make it to the shop to see our Christmas Exhibition this year? Then here are some photos of what you’re missing! (Not all of it – that would need twice as many photos!) All these lovely items are made by our customers, students and the Bramble Babes and we’re proud to show off their talents, skill… Continue Reading

Starting January : Colourfun! with Christine Chester

Starting January : Colourfun! with Christine Chester

Learning to create your own, uniquely coloured cloth is one of the most exciting steps you can take in your journey as a creative quilter or textile artist. As well as being enormous fun, it is incredibly creative and satisfying to be able to produce fabric that reflects your personal tastes, interests and imagery – fabric… 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

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

2/3 April 2014 : Snow White Bird with Catherine Nicholls

2/3 April 2014 : Snow White Bird with Catherine Nicholls

Canadian textile artist and popular teacher, Catherine Nicholls, will be back at The Bramble Patch early this April with a new workshop called Snow White Bird. This is the last workshop of Catherine’s we have booked at the moment so if you’ve been thinking of doing a class with her, this is the time as… Continue Reading

14/15 March 2014 : Making Your Mark with Linda Maynard

14/15 March 2014 : Making Your Mark with Linda Maynard

Can’t draw, won’t draw? No problem! You don’t need to be able to draw to create personal imagery for quilt fabrics and textile art. If you are nervous about design Making Your Mark, a 2-day workshop with Linda Maynard, is the ideal opportunity to learn lots of techniques for mark-making on paper and fabric, and to spend two… Continue Reading