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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.

Lastly, if you are looking to 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.

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FREE P and P

All items in the shop have free postage and packing! There are lots of new goodies here – do have a browse. I am so pleased to have my new website up and running at last that I thought I would try and make it even easier for you by offering free postage and packing.

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NEW :Landscape in Textiles book

Finally! I have just completed my second book – Landscape in Textiles. This 40 page soft cover book is illustrated lavishly with examples of my textile landscape pieces. It includes photos showing the processes behind the work too and where I get inspiration.Find it in the shop to buy.

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NEW :Textile Kits

I am so excited to announce a new range of kits! I have Coronavirus lockdown to thank for that! It has certainly kept me busy. Take a look in my shop to see the new range. The kits are all applique, designed for free motion embroidery on your sewing machine.

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Hochanda TV
Date: 06/07/2020

Kate’s debut on Hochanda TV. She will be demonstrating how to make her four new kits as well as promoting her books.

Blossom tree Workshop
Date: 09/07/2020


This workshop is bookable through Creative Quilting, Molesey     DATE CHANGE to be confirmed. Kate will demonstrate how to  use tiny “confetti” pieces of fabric  to create your blossom tree.

Talk - Working in Series
Date: 23/07/2020

A virtual talk booked by Basingstoke embroiderers Guild.

Artists at Goring
Date: 31/07/2020 - 02/08/2020

Exhibition at Goring Village Hall. This three day show is showing the work of a small group of professional artists in the lovely village of Goring. Social distancing will apply, but you will be very welcome.

Craft Fair Stonor, Oxfordshire
Date: 28/08/2020

The annual ICHF event held in marquees in Stonor Park. Sadly now CANCELLED.   It is a huge craft fair packed with really high quality hand made work, as well as other attractions and excellent refreshments. A really lovely day out in the countryside.