Alongside my teaching, my week at West Dean involved a lot of both looking closely at details and looking (and walking) to points far away. I found myself with nearly two days off before teaching, time to explore, wind down and replenish. Between teaching sessions the gardens were my playground. The wide open views of the South […]
This time five years ago I started work on my third book Fabric Manipulation which was published a year or so later. It gives me real pleasure to see these exciting techniques being enjoyed and re-invented. It is always a pleasure to go back through my boxes of samples from the book and share […]
I’m teaching a Fabric Manipulation long weekend workshop at West Dean College 16-19 March 2017. If you love texture and structure in textiles this is a perfect course for you to get really absorbed into exciting techniques and develop your own style with three days of teaching with loads of studio time and inspiration. Over the weekend […]
I travel a lot, often for work. I go out of my way to find beautiful places – historic buildings, parks, woods, gardens and meadows. I take a lot of photos. It’s time to share them more. Postcard from… is a new blog series with photos of where I’ve been and what I’ve seen. Pictures are […]
Ruth Singer is teaching Art Textiles: making cloth with meaning at West Dean College 30th May – 2nd June 2016.
Workshops with Ruth Singer around the UK in 2016 including West Dean College.
I am hosting a new three-day course at the lovely West Dean College, this June, one of only three workshops I am running this year. This art textiles course aims to be a relaxed and enjoyable adventure into creative textiles following the studio practice of textile artist Ruth Singer. Over the course of three days […]
I’ve got several Meet the Maker days coming up this month alongside two different exhibitions. Next week 9-12th May is London Craft Week and I will be showing my Precious Objects collections with Design Nation in a studio in south London. I will be around all day Saturday 12th May 11am – 6pm to talk […]
Award winning artist – Arts & Heritage projects – Textile History – Public Engagement I have been working as an artist-maker in textiles for 15 years. Prior to setting up my own studio practice, I worked in museums for several years following a Masters Degree in Museum Studies before beginning my arts practice in 2005 and […]
In June I will be running an exciting new 4-day course for West Dean College. In this course I will be sharing my own way of working taking inspiration from antique textiles and creating sketchbooks and samplers to develop into new textile pieces. Find out more about West Dean from my previous blog posts. My […]