Holmfirth ArtWeek Exhibition at Totties Bistro and Garden Centre

Sue is exhibiting a range of small framed pictures as well as her new range of Desiguel Felted shawls and some funky felt jewellery at a Fringe Event at Totties Bistro and Garden Centre. The preview is on the 29th June 5-7pm –  all are very welcome. The exhibition will be on show throughout Holmfirth ArtWeek at Totties Garden Centre from 10-5pm. Pop along and take a look!

Sue, as an invited exhibitor,  has 4 hangings in the main Holmfirth ArtWeek Show at the Civic hall in Holmfirth. These  works are inspired by the Artist Alphonse Mucha.

Sue will be demonstrating the art of Feltmaking on Friday 6th July at the Civic Hall in the evening and all day on  Saturday the 7th July. Visit her and see how she makes her hangings.


Workshop News

Sue has been running several workshops in 2017…

A banner made by the Friend to Friend group from Holmfirth. The participants ranged in age up to 90 years old created an amazing wall hanging inspired by the artist Hundertwasser. 

Workshops in Sue’s studio at Mytholmbridge

Sue’s recent workshops included Nuno felting, Abstract Wallhangings and 3D workshops creating bags and hats. These also include a scrumptious 2 course lunch and wine and lots of fun was had. If you fancy taking part in one of Sue’s workshops, you can see the latest Holmfirth workshop dates available here >

What have I been up to?

The textile group from Hope Bank now meet at Sue’s studio once a fortnight. Sue has also worked with groups further afield including creating beautiful Klimt inspired pieces at Bradford Allerton Primary School, Ness field Primary School Keithley creating First World War hangings and with York Feltmakers on some Hunderwasser inspired work.

Sue worked again with the 25 talented ladies from Frodsham, this time inspired by Sue’s Yurt Wall hangings of Yorkshire local scenes. The focus was on blending colours to create skies and landscapes.

Sue also continues to work with children in the community local artistic activities.

New commissions

Following on from the Interior design Commission Sue has created 2 large Wall hangings for the new Guest Dining Restaurant in Farnley Tyas, Huddersfield.  

One features Huddersfield’s local landmark Castle Hill, and the other depicts the old Holmfirth /Brockholes viaduct Railway that crossed over Mytholmbridge farm where Sue Lives. The viaduct has since been demolished.

She completed the Nuno felted Panels for the windows and has since added to these.

The Yorkshire Yurt Festival

The Yorkshire Yurt Festival was a resounding success thanks to all those who participated. This hub of creativity involved artists, musicians, poets, story tellers and writers who came together within the Yurt for an amazing celebration of the arts inspired by and coinciding with Le Tour for the week of 1st – 6th July 2014. Watch the video to see a record of this fantastic event.

Yorkshire Yurt Festival video

The Yorkshire Yurt Festival and The Grand Depart, Holme Village 1st – 6th July 2014

The festival is now upon us. The Yurt will be erected on the 30th June complete with Sue’s five hand-felted 5 x 1m hangings . Sue ran residencies in ten schools in the run up to the festival. The work produced will also be exhibited in and around the Yurt. The international felt makers (IFA) have produced a variety of magnificent felt birds which will also be hung in the Yurt. The Grand Depart of the Tour de France will pass through Holme Village where the yurt is located on Sunday 6th July. A barbecue and bar will be open all day. Here is the programme of events in the Yurt from Tuesday 1st July until Saturday 5th July 2014.

We hope you can join us!  Sue will be there afternoon/evenings to talk about the project.



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