Blog - July 2024

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  • Meet The Maker: Jenny O'Leary

    Meet The Maker: Jenny O'Leary

    Hi, my name is Jenny O’Leary and I am a textile artist and tutor living in Shropshire. I work with batik (hot wax resist), mainly on tissue paper - combining it with bleach, ink and dyes. I sometimes stitch to create beautiful surfaces and textures. Collage and layering are an important part of my work...

  • Meet The Maker: Fabiola Knowles

    Meet The Maker: Fabiola Knowles

    Originally from Sicily, I grew up in Australia; however, having settled in the UK in 1996, it has been my home for the largest part of my life. I love the outdoors and I am drawn to open landscapes with big sk...
  • Batik on Paper

    Batik on Paper

    Batik is a fun, dynamic way of creating bold and beautiful designs on cloth but did you know batik can be made on paper too? We used some Tej Prakrtika paper (as well as testing some others) to create a colourful,...