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Picture of Kate with partly finished work behindKate in her studio in Berkshire . "This is my favourite place - I can't think of anything I like doing more than starting with an idea, and developing it through the use of colour and composition until it becomes a new work of art"

Welcome to the ArtsFindlay website.

Feast your eyes on amazing original artwork made from textiles. Kate has been creating fabric paintings since 2014 using applique methods and mixing in many other print and paint techniques too.

You will find original art for your home here, as well as landscape and wildlife prints. In the shop, browse products for the home including cushions, mugs and tea towels, as well as an extensive collection of greetings cards.

If you enjoy making your own work, check out the new range of applique kits using fabric designed by Kate.

Book a talk or workshop! Kate is an experienced speaker and teacher. Email Kate to discuss what would work for your group. In the events listings you will see where Kate is holding workshops and exhibiting. Some of these events are open to book individually, by following the links provided.

Latest News

Live workshops are back!

I have a weekend retreat running on the 22nd/23rd May (see events) and there is still time to book! I also have workshops coming up at Micklems Farm again – Spring Blossom on the 15th June and Kirigami for Textiles on the 30th June. I’ll also be over in Harwich teaching at the Old Bank

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New book!

“Woodlands and Wildlife” is now available for preorder. Special price until the end of May! This book follows on from “Landscape in Textiles” and has the same format, with 40 pages of full colour illustrations. It includes step by step example of how a woodland scene is made, how to make and use “confetti”, how

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Zoom talks and Workshops

I can do zoom talks and workshops for your textiles group! My zoom talks are an hour long and are fully illustrated (Powerpoint presentation), with many examples of my work, and also lots of behind the scenes closeups of construction. A new and popular addition is the use of short videos showing how pieces are

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Textile retreat in Buckinghamshire
Date: 22/05/2021 - 23/05/2021

Come and join me for a wonderful creative weekend in Denham!

The inspiration for this weekend is “Wild Gardens” – inspired by herbaceous borders in bloom. Kate will guide you through a range of processes including block printing, stencil cutting, sponging and other mark making to build up a rich background on a piece of hand dyed fabric. On top of this, you will add raw edge fabric shapes of flowers and leaves, finishing with machine and hand embroidery to really bring the piece to life.

For more info : www.justhands-on.tv/events/retreats

To Book : http://www.bit/ly/KateDenham22May2021


Artists at GoringArtists at Goring
Date: 29/05/2021 - 31/05/2021