Friday, 8 March 2019 * 13:30 – 15:30
at the Exmoor Store
Jacquelyn has been illustrating all her life, recently combining her love of textiles by drawing with her vintage sewing machine and reclaimed fabric.
Jacquelyn lives and works in the Somerset harbour town of Watchet, using mixed media including recycled textile and inspired by the surrounding Quantock Hills and Exmoor meeting the stunning coastline.
Keepers Makers is the mother and daughter team of Jacquelyn and Georgie who recycle fabric into all sorts of artwork, homeware and gifts, saving the textiles from landfill.
You can find more out about Keepers Makers by visiting www.keepersmakers.co.uk or better still come in and meet them both at Exmoor Store on Friday 8th March at 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Jacquelyn will be there with her vintage sewing machine, showing you how she illustrates with threads and fabric.
Local needle felter Helen Anson will be joining us at the Exmoor Store on Saturday, 8 December 2018, for a needle felting demonstration. She will also sell some of her products.
Pop in to have a look at how needle felting is done and have a chat with Helen about how to become a proficient needle felter!
The event is free to attend.
(PS Helen is looking into offering workshops at the Exmoor Store next year!)
Gina King will be demonstrating spinning alpaca fibre at the Exmoor Store on 1 December from 10 am till 4 pm.
Gina King has been involved in many crafts, teaching and demonstrating for many years. Before Gina retired, she demonstrated for a number of craft companies: “Now crafting is just my hobby. I like paper quilling, wool spinning and crochet. I can be seen demonstrating each year at Dunster Show.
I still give occasional lessons by arrangement and can always be contacted to answer craft questions.”
We look forward to seeing you – Gina will also have some of her products for sale.
Jane Goodfellow will be in the Exmoor Store on Friday, 24 August 2018, from 6pm till 8pm. She will be working on one of her pieces of art while you can watch her and ask questions. Currently we only sell Jane’s cards, but prints will be available soon.
A lifelong animal- and nature-lover, Jane draws and paints portraits of animals and people on commission, or when something about the subject intrigues her. Working in a variety of media from watercolours, pencils and oils to mixed media, she will undertake to draw virtually anything from a gerbil to a house.
Her portraits and landscapes are in private collections in the UK, Canada, and South Africa.