Kate 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.
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
“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
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