25th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION - OCTOBER 2018

This exhibition was displayed at the Gateway Education and Arts Centre, Shrewsbury in 2018.  This was an open exhibition with items created by our members who have a passion for narrow wares.   A variety of techniques are displayed.

The catalogue for the exhibition can be found here 12 AnniversaryExhibition

71 photo(s) Updated on: 02 Apr 2020
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  • Lesley Willcock - 'Underwater I,II, III, IV & V' Mobile of 5 takadai braids.
  • General view including information boards.
  • General view including central showcases
  • General view including Jacqui Carey's jacket and other pieces
  • Aviva Peres 'Mrs Lavender'.
  • Barbara Walker 'Paracas 11'.
  • Bridget Paish 'Inkle woven Carpet Slippers'.
  • Karen Clarke 'Spherical Pear'. Sue Batley 'Golden pear and silver nutmeg'. Julie Hedges 'Ply split basket'
  • Susan Foulkes - Warp faced woven crios
  • Jennie Parry - 'Bubbling water' - 5 takadai braids
  • Europa Chang Dawson 'Hanging'. Bridget Paish 'Earrigs' Marudai kumihimo in silk. Pippa La Roux 'The Dryad Peacock'
  • Beverley Weaver - 'Purple Haze #1. Ply split braided basket. Kathy Williams '3D ply split vessel' 4 ply linen cords. Sue Batley ' Sea Creature' Ply split braiding with 4ply cotton
  • Exhibition corner with Jaqui Carey's jacket, Anne Dyer Return of the Owl, Jennie Parry 'Let there be light', Sandy Jessett 'Diane's challenge', Kay Hawkins 'Burden basket', Ann Brammer 'Bag'
  • Sue Batley - 'A silver nutmeg and a golden pear' ply split braided with goldfingering
  • Mavis Atkinson - 'Out of the Quotidian'. Braids in cotton, acrylic and biron, made on marudai.
  • Ann Brakker - An Embellished carrying bag. Mixed yarn for the fill gap braids
  • Ann Brammer - Mediterranean Menu 11. Mixed yarn in fill gap technique with wooden beads.
  • Jacqui Carey - Vessel for important things in life. Wire, beads and stones.
  • Jacqui Carey - 'Jo's jacket' - made from demonstration odds and ends that have built up over the years. Kumihimo on a marudai.
  • Jacqui Carey - 'Jo's jacket' - made from demonstration odds and ends that have built up over the years. Kumihimo on a marudai.
  • Europa Chang Dawson - Hanging. Tibetan variation on clove hitched fabric in cotton.
  • Ian Critchley - Bag. Tablet woven in double knitting cotton with rayon lining.
  • Ian Critchley - Quiver belt for archery. Tablet woven in cotton with leather back and brass buckle
  • Anne Dyer - The Return of the Owl. Macrame and braiding
  • Anne Dyer - Lampshade with Sprang swag. Sprang and macrame knotting in cotton and lurex
  • Jill Edwards - Neckpiece, Key Fob and Seed Head. Ply split braiding with 4 ply cotton cords
  • Celia Elliott-Minty - Descending Complexity. Tablet woven in cotton using the vacant hole technique
  • Celia Elliott-Minty - Descending Complexity. (Detail) Tablet woven in cotton using the vacant hole technique
  • Celia Elliott-Minty - Hydrocybe nigrescens (blackening wax cap) Ply split brainding in linen on a crochet base
  • Susan Foulkes - Warp faced crios. Woven in wool based on designs from Inishmore, Aran Islands
  • Edna Gibson - Diamonds. Karakumi. 240 silk ends and 400 metallic thread ends. Leaves made separately and added in during braiding.
  • Edna Gibson - Diamonds. Karakumi. 240 silk ends and 12 metallic thread ends
  • Edna Gibson - Variations on a theme. Kumihimo plate. Zig-zags, random zig-zags, leno. Metallic thread
  • Di Hannah - Interlocking Circles. Ply split braiding, POT crossing planes. 16/2 linen made into 4 ply cords
  • Di Hannah - Blue Bloom. Ply split braiding, POT, SCOT, ply split darning. 16/2 linen made into 4 ply cords
  • Kay Hawkins - Tartan 'sporran-style' bag. Inspired by the colours of the Scottish Highlands. Ply split bag in POT with ply-split darned tubular handle in merino wool
  • Kay Hawkins - Burden basket or kiaha (inspired by burden baskets made by the Pima people in New Mexico). Ply splitting with 4 ply cords in cotton/linen/silk. Mix of POT and SCOT
  • Kay Hawkins - Burden basket or kiaha (inspired by burden baskets made by the Pima people in New Mexico). Ply splitting with 4 ply cords in cotton/linen/silk. Mix of POT and SCOT
  • Kay Hawkins - Burden basket or kiaha (inspired by burden baskets made by the Pima people in New Mexico). Ply splitting with 4 ply cords in cotton/linen/silk. Mix of POT and SCOT
  • Kay Hawkins - Burden basket or kiaha (inspired by burden baskets made by the Pima people in New Mexico). Ply splitting with 4 ply cords in cotton/linen/silk. Mix of POT and SCOT
  • Kay Hawkins - Tumpline or Namlo made using ply split darning in 3 ply hemp cords. Strap worn around the head to support heavy loads carried on the back
  • Julie Hedges - Hexagon bowl in ply split braiding and twining in 4 ply linen and water hyacinth cords
  • Julie Hedges - Cylinder ply splitting in 4 ply linen cords
  • Julie Hedges - Series of spiral serpent forms and neckpiece made in ply split braiding with cotton and silk
  • Julie Hedges - Series of spiral serpent forms and neckpiece made in ply split braiding with cotton and silk
  • Julie Hedges - 3 pieces made using ply split braiding in 4ply linen cords and 2 water hyacinth cords
  • Anna Hurwitz - Sandals using vegetables (6 aubergines and 1 pumpkin) braided with metallic threads and other fibres. Kumihimo on the marudai
  • Anna Hurwitz - Sandals using vegetables (6 aubergines and 1 pumpkin) braided with metallic threads and other fibres. Kumihimo on the marudai
  • Anna Hurwitz - Reptilian eye. Kumihimo on karakumidai using rayon and coloured copper wire
  • Sandy Jessett - 'The Result of Diane's Challenge' takadai braiding using a package of silk containing 8 'ropes'
  • Sandy Jessett - A bag using ply split braiding
  • Sandy Jessett - 'In Memory of Jan' takadai obijime in silk
  • Pippa Le Roux - The Dryad Peacock tablet woven in blue and white cotton
  • Pippa Le Roux - Pouch made using karakumi with acrylic yarn
  • Pippa Le Roux - Flower made using ply split braiding in cotton and silk cords
  • Averil Otiv - Three small bags ply split braided in 4 ply linen cords
  • Averil Otiv - Thumbprint necklace ply split braided in 4 ply cotton cords
  • Bridget Paish - Carpet slippers inkle woven in wool carpet yarn
  • Bridget Paish - Earrings braided on a marudai in silk
  • Jennie Parry - Detail of Bubbling Water. Takadai, 5 braids, triaxial leno in paper and monofilament
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