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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

Greys Court Show

23rd May – 5th June Come and visit “The Spirit of Nature” at this beautiful National Trust property just north of Henley on Thames. Sarah Pye and Kate Findlay are back for another joint show in the atmospheric Cromwellian tea-room at Greys with a whole body of new work. We are also joined by Janet

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Bookable workshops!

Workshops have been added to the EVENTS listings! Click on EVENTS on the header bar at the top of this page for a full list. Some of these are bookable here, and others through the host provider. There will be more events added during the year so watch this space!

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Sewing For Pleasure NEC

Find me on stand B14 at the NEC – look forward to seeing you!

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Greys Court National Trust ExhibitionGreys Court National Trust Exhibition
Date: 23/05/2024 - 05/06/2024

Kate will be showing  new work with Sarah Pye at Greys Court.

This joint exhibition has the theme “Spirit of Nature” and reflects the beautiful surroundings of Greys Court.

Standard NT admission applies. 10 – 4pm daily


Bath Embroiderers group workshopBath Embroiderers group workshop
Date: 11/06/2024

E=Textile lantern workshop

Use electronic components that are specially designed for sewing! Stitch your circuit into the lantern and make it light up.

Lanterns can be decorated in many ways by hand or machine to make a unique outcome.

Exeter Quilters Talk and WorkshopExeter Quilters Talk and Workshop
Date: 12/06/2024 - 13/06/2024

Talk/Workshop TBD

Stirling, Scotland Talk and workshop Region 16 Quilters GuildStirling, Scotland Talk and workshop Region 16 Quilters Guild
Date: 21/06/2024 - 23/06/2024

Workshop – Bluebells and Beechwoods

Festival of QuiltsFestival of Quilts
Date: 01/08/2024 - 04/08/2024

THE show to go to! Ill be there again.