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1st July 2020

Bookings are very much up in the air at the moment, like everyone else I am waiting to see how the situation changes. I hope you are all safe and keeping well. I will post updates as soon as I can.

25th/26th April 2020 I will be taking part in the Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta – Brockenhurst Village Hall, Highwood Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7RY

April 2nd 2020 An afternoon talk for Otterborne WI . They meet at Village Hall, Cranbourne Drive, SO21 2ET

11th March 2020 Dorset Day with West Country Embroiderers

its at Hamworthy  Social Club , Magna Road BH21 3AP



.Check their website for full details

18th November 2019 A talk for the Olivers Battery WI at St Marks Olivers Battery SO22 4EU at 7.45pm.

9th November 2019 A workshop day for Market Harborough Embroiderers Guild to be held at Roman Way Day Centre in the middle of Market Harborough – LE16 7PQ

2nd November 2019 A workshop for Wokingham Embroiderers Guild, at The Salvation Army Hall, Sturges Road, Wokingham RG40 2HD

26th October 2019 A workshop for the Jolly Stitcher, Unit 13, Fareham Enterprise Centre. PO14 1TH. Please contact Lynn at Jolly Stitcher to book your place

18th / 19th October 2019. A Friday night talk followed by a Saturday workshop for Wolverhampton Embroiderers Guild. They meet at Tettenhall Wood Institute, Wood Rd, Wolverhampton WV6 8NF

12th October 2019 A talk for South Somerset Embroiderers Guild, an early start to get to Horton Village Hall. TA19 9QR for  10am.

10th October 2019 Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace, London – Artists in Action – watch this space

4th October 2019 A workshop for Clarendon Art Group they meet at Farley Village Hall,  Church Rd, Farley, Nr Salisbury SP5 1AH.

25th September 2019 A talk for Wokingham Embroiderers Guild, 7.30pm at The Salvation Army Hall, Sturges Road, Wokingham RG40 2HD

22nd September 2019Canford Needlework Fiesta – at Hamworthy, Nr Poole, Dorset

12th / 13th September 2019 A 2 day print workshop for Art Van Go at their studio in Knebworth. The Studios, 1 Stevenage Rd,Knebworth, Herts SG3 6AN

Sorry for the lack of information through the summer, my PA (alias Anne Hellyer) has been on holiday!!

22nd June 2019 – A workshop for the Aylesbury Vale Branch of Embroiderers Guild. The meeting starts at 2.30pm and is held at Stoke Mandeville Methodist Church  HP22 5EJ

19th / 20th June 2019 A return visit to the Eau Brink Studio in Kings Lynn, Norfolk PE34 4SQ. A 2 day course “Print & Make”.

15th / 16th June 2019 – A 2 day workshop printing and then making one of my trade mark pinnys at Missenden Abbey School of Creative Arts, HP16 0BD

12th June 2019 – Workshop for the Quirky Quilters at Barrington Village Hall, Somerset. TA19 0JE

5th / 6th June 2019 A talk followed by a workshop the following day for the Cosby Quilters at Cosby Community Church LE9 1SE.

3rd June 2019 – A talk for Marlborough Branch of Embroiderers Guild at Kennet Valley Hall SN8 4EL at 2 pm

10th May 2019 – Workshop for the Clarendon Art Group at Farley

4th May – 19th May 2019 I am taking part in the Zero Nine Textile Artists exhibition at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Nr Romsey

29th April 2019 – A workshop for Tamarisk Textiles at Pagham, Nr Bognor. PO21 4NP

27th April 2019 A talk for the Wealdon Branch of Spinners, Weavers & Dyers. They meet at the Village Hall, Southwater, RH13 9BT. The meeting starts at 10am

13th April 2019 – I am talking to the members of  Aylesbury Vale Branch of Embroiderers Guild. The meeting starts at 2.30pm and is held at Stoke Mandeville Methodist Church  HP22 5EJ

16th March 2019 – A talk for the Creative Fibres Group at Box Hill Village Hall, Boxhill Rd, Tadworth. KT20 7JT. The meeting starts at 10am

15th March 2019 – A visit to talk about my work to Bristol Branch of Embroiderers Guild, held in All Saints Church Hall, BS8 3ED at 7.30pm.

NEW JUST IN – A visit to Dorking Branch of Embroiderers Guild – talking about my work. The group meet at 10.30am at the Friends Meeting House, RH4 2LE

9th – 10th March 2019 – Returning to the Jolly Stitcher in Fareham. This time to design, print and make your own pinny

28th February 2019 – A talk for Basingstoke Embroiderers Guild at Popley Fields Community Centre, Carpenters Down RG24 9AE. The meeting starts at 1.30pm

22nd February 2019 – A workshop for Bournemouth Embroiderers Guild, West Parley Memorial Hall, Christchurch Road, West Parley, Bournemouth, BH22 8SQ

14th – 15th February 2019 – Another trip to Art Van Go, Knebworth, it will be a fun couple of days exploring print

9th February 2019 – Starting 2019 with a workshop at The Jolly Stitcher, in Fareham. See Lynn’s website for full details.

Happy  Christmas everyone, and a peaceful New Year…………..  Here we go into 2019!

branch celebration christmas christmas balls

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11th December 2018 – My talk -” My Life in Stitch” this time to the West Surrey branch of  Weavers, Spinners & Dyers. They meet at the United Reformed Church, South Street, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7QU

8th December 2018 – I will be giving my talk “Text in Textiles” to Frome Branch of Embroiderers Guild. Meeting starts 10am at Christchurch Hall, Park Road, Frome BA11 1EH

29th November and 6th, 13th December 2018 – I will be teaching a workshop at Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham, see full details on their website

22nd – 25th November 2018. – The Knitting & Stitching Show at Harrogate. I will be working on the Art Van Go stand and also Artists in Action, come and see me.

13th November 2018 – A great day at Romsey Quilters

18th October 2018. I am visiting the Craft4Crafters show at Shepton Mallet. I will be demo-ing on the West Country Embroiderers Stand. Come and say hello, Stand G13.

13th and 14th October 2018. I am giving a talk, followed by a workshop at Meon Valley Quilters. The talk is at Waltham Chase Village Hall, Winchester Road, Waltham Chase, SO32 2LX and the workshop is at Rookesbury Hall, Newtown.

11th -12th October 2018. I will be at the Knitting & Stiitching Show, Alexandra Palace on  the Art Van Go Stand. I am also taking part in the Room 6 exhibition

19th – 27th of September 2018. I am teaching a residential course at Crafty Retreats, Limoges, France

10th September 2018. Talking to the members of Newbury Embroiderers Guild at, St Francis de Sales Church Hall,Warren Road, off Andover Road, Newbury. RG14 6NH

8th September  2018. I am giving my talk at Blackmore Vale Embroiderers Guild AGM. They meet at Bishops Caundle Village Hall, Holt Lane, Bishops Caundle, Nr. Sherborne DT9 5NB

9th August – 23rd August 2018. I am taking part in the Zero Nine Textile Artists  exhibition at Sir Harold Hilliers Gardens, Romsey.  SO51 0QA

30th – 31st July 2018 A workshop at Purley near Croydon

26th July 2018. A talk for Material Girls, Portsmouth. They meet at Best Western Hotel, Beach Rd, Portsmouth, PO4 0RN

21st July 2018. A talk for the Hampshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers at Shawford Village Hall, Nr Winchester S)21 2AA

9th July 2018 – Workshop for West Country Embroiderers at Sherborne, Dorset. To be held at Digby Hall, Hound Street, DT9 3AA

28th June 2018 – Fabric Printing, The Velmore Centre, Chandlers Ford, SO53 3GY : for details contact the Ashcroft Centre – phone 01329 223100 or email

23rd June 2018. A workshop for Kingston & District Branch of Embroiderers Guild to be held at St Johns Church Hall, Kingston Vale, SW15 3PY

20th – 21st June 2018, Print and make workshop for Eaubrink Studio, Norfolk PE34 4SQ

15th – 16th June 2018. A 2 day workshop for the Textend Group of Textile Artists at North Kilworth Belgrave Memorial Hall, LE17 0EZ. The first day will be spent printing followed on the Saturday by a making day – either a pinny or handbag.

6th June 2018 – Fabric Printing, Pavilion on The Park, Eastleigh, SO50 9LH : for details contact the Ashcroft Centre – phone 01329 223100 or email

18th-19th May 2018 A Talk followed by a workshop for Cambridge Quilters.  Full details on their website

15th May 2018 Printing workshop for West County Embroiderers – Wimborne & District Branch. To be held at Three Legged Cross Village Hall. BH21 6SD

12th May 2018 – Fabric Printing, Wyvern College, Eastleigh, SO50 7AN : for details contact the Ashcroft Centre – phone 01329 223100 or email

12th April 2018 Shirley Quilters (Southampton)

MY Tallk
Meeting Day: Thursdays 10am
Venue: St Boniface Church Hall, Shirley, Southampton, SO15 3JD
Contact: Marian Capper
Phone: 02380 771345

27th – 28th March 2018 – Running a 2 day print course for Art Van Go in Knebworth

23rd March 2018 – Workshop for Bournemouth Embroiderers Guild, Parley Memorial Hall, BH22 8SQ

22nd March 2018 – Fabric Printing, Wyvern College, Eastleigh, SO50 7AN : for details contact the Ashcroft Centre – phone 01329 223100 or email

17th – 18th March 2018 – Talk on the Saturday followed by a workshop on the Sunday for  Worthing Saturday Branch of Embroiderers Guild. Meeting at Marriot Scout Hut, Mulberry Lane, Goring BN12 4NT on Saturday and at Steyning Grammar School o n the Sunday.

14th March 2018 – Talk for Verwood Art & Craft Society, United Reform Church Hall, Manor Rd, Verwood, BH31 6DS

10th March 2018 – Fabric Printing, The Velmore Centre, Chandlers Ford, SO53 3GY : for details contact the Ashcroft Centre – phone 01329 223100 or email

24th – 26th February 2018. 3 Separate day schools for The Harbour Gallery,  Le Boulevard, St Aubin, Jersey. Contact the Gallery for details.

14th / 15th February 2018 My new talk “Text in Textiles” for Winchester Branch of Embroiderers Guild at Chandlers Ford Methodist Church, Dove Tail Centre, SO53 2GJ

followed by a workshop the next day at Trinity Church Hall, Colden Common.

28th January 2018 we will be holding a charity Tea Dance (in aid of Countess Mountbatten Hospice) at Colden Common, Community Centre, SO21 1UU from 2.30 – 5pm. Please phone me on 01489 860324 for tickets and more details.

17th January 2018 Fabric Printing, Pavilion on The Park, Eastleigh, SO50 9LH : for details contact the Ashcroft Centre – phone 01329 223100 or email

13th January 2018 a workshop for the Walton Textile Group near Street, Somerset

2018 print workshops. I will be running a variety of print workshops in Fareham, Eastleigh and Chandlers Ford.

3rd December 2017 I will be at the Ashcroft Art Centre, Fareham, it is the Christmas Fair and I will be running 2 card workshops.  Contact the Centre for details.

24th – 26th November 2017. Knitting and Stitching Show, Harrogate. I will be demonstrating with Art Van Go on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday, come and say hello.

20th November 2017 I am giving a talk to the Titchfield Branch of Embroiderers Guild. The Parish Rooms, Titchfield, PO14 4AQ. 7pm for 7.30pm

28th/29th October 2017. I will be at the The Big Textile Show at Leicester. To be held at Leicester Race Course. LE2 4AL

21st October 2017 I am talking at the South East West Region AGM for Embroiderers Guild. To be held at Westbury Leigh Community Centre, BA13 3FN

30th September 2017 Off to  Farnham Maltings festival of textiles.

September 2017 A talk for the Bournemouth Branch of Embroiders Guild at West Parley, BH22 8SQ

17th September 2017 Canford Heath Needlework Festival near Poole, Dorset

8th/9th September 2017 off to Wolverhampton to do a talk and workshop for Wolverhampton Embroiderers Guild, Tettenhall Wood Institute, WV6 8NF.

6th September Ashcroft Art Centre, Fareham Play Day, we are going to have fun printing. please see their website for details on how to book.

19th – 21st and 24th – 28th August 2017. I am taking part in Hampshire Open Studios with Room 6 at The Granary, Owslebury Farm, Main Road, Owslebury, SO21 1LU

10th – 13th August 2017 Festival of Quilts at NEC Birmingham, I will be exhibiting with Caroline Bell. Our stand number is Q1A11. Come and say hello!

15th July 2017 –  I will be in Swaffham Norfolk at the East Region of Embroiderers Guild, Regional Day, selling my pinny’s and other textile wares. The event is being held at Sacred Heart Convent School, 17 Mangate St, Swaffham PE37 7QW

10th/11th July 2017 – Talk and Workshop for Chichester Embroiderers Guild at Lavant Memorial Hall, Pook Lane, Lavant, Chichester PO18 0AH

6th July 2017 – Talk for Southampton Quilters, The Underhill Centre, St Johns Road, Hedge End, Southampton SO30 4AF starting at 7:30pm

21st – 22nd June 2017 – A  2 day workshop for Eaubrink Studio in Norfolk

1st – 2nd June 2017 – another  2 day workshop for Art Van Go in Knebworth

13th May 2017 – Workshop for Windsor & Maidenhead Embroiderers Guild

3rd May 2017 Fair Oak Art & Crafts Society at Village Hall, Shorts Rd, Fair Oak.

30th April 2017Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham. PO16 7DX. A one day exhibition and sales event –  A celebration of textiles.

22nd 23rd April 2017 – Exhibiting and demonstrating at Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta. I will be upstairs in the corner, come and say hello. Postcode for your sat navs:  SO42 7RY

21st and 22nd March – A 2 day “Love Print” Workshop for Art Van Go, Knebworth

17th – 19th March – I am exhibiting at the Contemporary Textiles Fair at the Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington TW11 9NN

14th March – A talk for Windsor & Maidenhead Embroiderers Guild

6th March – A Talk for Bourne Quilters, Emsworth Community Centre PO10 7DD

1st March – 5th April –  I am running a 5 week course on printing at the Ashcroft Centre, Fareham. PO16 7DR.  Please contact them direct if you are interested in signing up for this fun but instructive course.

24th & 25th February – A talk and the next day a workshop for the Portsmouth & District Branch of Embroiderers Guild. at Bedhampton Methodist Hall, PO9 3TF

18th February 2017 – A Saturday Workshop for Solent Embroiderers Guild  Titchfield Parish Rooms, High Street, Titchfield, PO14 4AQ

1st February 2017 – Talk for North Hampshire Quilters. To be held at Everest Community College, Basingstoke RG24 9UP. 7-00 for 7.30pm

31st January 2017 – 20th Fbruary 2017 – I am taking part in the Zero Nine Exhibition at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey. SO51 0QA

10th December 2016 – 22nd January 2017- As a member of  Winchester Embroiderers Guild, I am taking part in their exhibition – to be held at the Discovery Centre, Winchester. SO23 8SB

9th – 10th December 2016 – Christmas Gathering at Art Van Go in Knebworth. Please come along and see me.

24th November – 27th November 2016 – I will be at the Knitting & Stitching show in Harrogate. Demonstrating on the Artists in Action stand and taking part in an exhibition called “Impressions” with the Marks & Stitch Textile Group.

16th November 2016 – I will be giving a talk  in Farnborough

10th November 2016 – Workshop with the Winchester Branch of the Embroiderers Guild

20th October – 23rd October 2016   I will be at the Knitting & Stitching Show, Dublin. I will be taking part in an exhibition called “Impressions” with the Marks & Stitch Textile Group

15th October 2016 – Workshop with the New Forest Group at Brockenhurst Village Hall

5th October – 9th October 2016. Once again I will be at the Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace, London. This year I will be taking part in an exhibition called “Impressions” with the Marks & Stitch Textile Group. I will also be selling my pinnies, hand bags, book covers etc on stand TGB9 with Caroline Bell.

18th September 2016 – Canford Needlework Fiesta at Hamworthy Recreation Club, Magna Road, Wimborne, Dorset. BH21 3AP. I have a stand and I will also be demonstrating using gellie plates, please come and say hello!

8th – 9th September – Print workshop for Eau Brink Studio. Eau Brink Rd, Tilney All Saints, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE34 4SQ.

20th August – Workshop for Wokingham Branch of the Embroiderers Guild, Salvation Army Hall, RG40 2HD

18th – 29th August – Open Studios at The Granary, Owslebury with Room 6 Group       Room 6 Group 

11th – 14th August – Festival of Quilts, NEC, Birmingham, Caroline Bell and I will be having our usual stall

6th August – Open Day  for Winchester Branch of the Embroiderers Guild to be held at Badger Farm Community Centre, Winchester. I will be demonstrating

1st – 2nd August – Workshop at Purley in Surrey

28th July – Workshop at Market Harborough for Lutterworth Embroiderers Guild

27th July – Talk for Wokingham Branch of the Embroiderers Guild, Salvation Army Hall, RG40 2HD

7th-8th July – Print workshop at Art Van Go

5th July – 5th August -I am taking part in the Room 6 Exhibition at Art Van Go, Knebwoth

23rd – 24th June – Print Workshop using natural dyes – part of the “From the Earth” celebration of ethical and natural textile practices. To be held at Art Van Go, Knebworth

18th June – Talk for Isle of Wight Branch of the Embroiderers Guild at Arreton

11th June – Workshop for South Somerset Embroiderers Guild at Horton Village Hall, Ilminster

8th June – Talk for Oxford Embroiderers Guild

4th June – Art Van Go at Knebworth – “The Gathering” Lots of people including me demonstrating

25th May – Talk at Salisbury Hospice

18th May – Workshop at Droxford

16th May – Workshop with Dorking Embroiderers Guild

14th May – Workshop with Horsham Embroiderers Guild

5th – 6th May – 2 day screen printing workshop for Art Van Go – see their website for more details:

23rd – 24th April – Needlework Fiesta at Brockenhurst, come and see me upstairs where I will be demonstrating

22nd April  – I am to be one of the judges for The Ruff Fashion Show in Portsmouth, celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare (very excited!)

16th April – Workshop for Hardy Quilters, Weymouth

11th April – Talk for Dorking Embroiderers Guild

7th April – Workshop at Fareham, details to follow shortly

2nd April – Workshop for Blackmore Vale Embroiderers Guild

24th March – Talk for Horsham Embroiderers Guild 2-4.30pm at Wesley Hall, London Road, Horsham. RH12 1AN

17th – 20th March – 6 Shades of Grey

An exhibition of work by Room 6 at Sewing for Pleasure Exhibition, Birmingham NEC

5th March – Workshop at New Milton

10th February Talk for Wessex Quilters – 7.30pm at King Harold Court Community Room, King Harold Court, Winchester.

4th February 2016 – Chichester Quilters Lavant Village Hall 9.30 – 1.00

4th -5th December Rums Egg,  Romsey – Christmas Table Top sale.

27th -29th November – Knit and Stitch Show Harrogate on Artists in Action with Art Van Go

14th November –Workshop at Cheltenham branch of Embroiderers Guild

30th September – 1st November Stitched

An exhibition at Romsey Abbey – work by Graduates from Eastleigh College, led by Susan Chapman.

31st October – Isle of Wight Embroiderers Guild

19th October – Workshop at Bransgore

7th October – 11th October – Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace, London.

I am sharing a stand with Caroline Bell,

Saturday 26th – Sunday 27th September . Off to Leicester to the Big Textile Show.

This is the 3rd year for this show and gets better each year. Going with Caroline Bell and Anne Moore. If you are in the area come and see us.

July 17th Artist in Action at Art Van Go, see above.

July 23rd – August 25th Sit Harold Hillier Gardens.SO51 0QA As a member of Zeronine Textile Artists I am very excited to be taking part in  an exhibition here. Open every day from  10am – 5pm, I will be stewarding on Thursday 24th  Sunday 26th July, 13th August and then from 19th every day until 23rd August. If you can’t make it on these days but would like to see me give me a ring on 07551224491 and I will do my best to get there!

August 3rd – 4th workshop in Purley, Croydon.

August 6th – 9th Festival of Quilts, Birmingham NEC

August 22nd – 31st Hampshire Open Studios at The Granary, in Owslebury, Hampshire SO21 1LU. Details of opening times will be on the Hampshire Open Studios site.

September 3rd – 5th Creative Crafts Show at Sandown Racecourse Exhibition Centre, Esher Surrey. KT10 9AJ

Full details are on their web site

May and June 2015 Join me on facebook  alisonhulmetextiles I have had another busy time and have enjoyed myself in Salisbury, Andover , Basingstoke and East Kent. Also saw loads of people while I was printing away in Brockenhurst. What a great show that is, and you get coffee and biscuits delivered to your stand by the WI. Its getting a little quieter now that summer is here, I am going to Art Van Go next week teaching, the first time I have been. So very excited about that. Follow that on alisonhumetextiles on Facebook. I put pictures up of students work and anything else that gets my attention. So this month I am also going to 26th I am doing a workshop in Worthing 27th A talk in Hayling Island at 7.30 United Reformed Church Hall PO11 9EY 5th June Workshop for Wey Valley Textile Artists 8th June A workshop for West Country Embroiderers 26th and 27th June Art Van Go see their website for details April 2015 March was a very busy fun month , I went to the Isle Of Wight and had such a nice two days. Got jet lag, and a speeding ticket in Southampton on the way home. Still they were worth it. xx Then Phoenix Stitchers for a workshop,lots of great work from both . This month looks busy as well 9th April  Salisbury Embroiders Guild 2 o’clock St Georges Church SP28EY 11th Andover Guild workshop 14th Roundabout Quilters 7.30 Carnival Hall Basingstoke RG21 3DH 18th East Kent Embroiders Guild 2.00 Lower Hardres Hall CT45NP 25/26th Brockenhurst Sewing Fiesta  Village Hall (very worth a visit, I am upstairs printing on Gellie Plates) 5/6 May I am teaching at Art Van Go March 2015 I am going abroad!! I will soon be an International Artist …………………I am booked to go to the Isle of Wight and talk to Vectis Quilters on 12th March, at Newport Parish Centre, Newport PO30 1XB On the 16th I’m off to Petersfield Community Centre. And finally for the moment on the 9th April I’m off to Salisbury Embroiderers Guild, St Georges Church For more details of these please look at my events page. A busy time, I have been to Winton W.I. inWinchester. Had a lovely evening at their birthday meeting. Also had a last minute request to Talk to Wey Valley Workshop, their speaker had been taken ill. I must have gone down well because they have now booked me to do a workshop day for them in June……. keep checking my site for further details. January 2015 I have given my talk “My life in stitch” at both Worthing and Winchester Branches of the Embroiders Guild this month.  At Winchester I was on home ground and they were very supportive. It was great to meet the ladies at Worthing they made me very welcome. See my events page for what is coming up next! December 2014 Had a great time at the Knitting and Stitching show in Harrogate. My first visit there, I was invited to be an ‘Artist in Action’ and looked after very well by Kevin and Viv from Art Van Go. Windows Photo Viewer Wallpaper Currently working on a new line for the new year and preparing for the Zeronine exhibition next summer. Watch this space!! November 2014 After a fantastic time at the Knitting and Stitching Show – there is a lot more people wearing pinny’s out there!!! – I went on to the zeronine textile artists exhibition at Physic Garden, Petersfield. We had a very successful exhibition and are all looking forward to a much bigger exhibition at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens next summer. (Please see my events page for full details). August 2014 A week to go to the Festival of Quilts at the NEC Birmingham. We have moved to a different stand. This was to help the organisers and got us more space, we are now on QIA16 so hope you read this and come and see us. Both Caroline and I have been busy making and packing things to show, and hope to sell. So please come and say Hello. June 2014 Six weeks to go to the Festival of Quilts. This is a first for me to sell there so I am very excited. I am sharing again with Caroline Bell and we are on stand E27. Please come and see us. I have been busy printing new designs on Pinnys and have very nice printed and embroidered sewing cases. Bags as well. Caroline has new and exciting lines so hopefully we will be busy. We are also going to the Knit and Stitch Show at Alley Pally and The Big Textile Show in Leicestershire. Smaller but just as exciting Hale School Fate on the 13th July. Designer Crafts flyer 2014 December 2013 Just heard that I have been accepted to sell in the Mall Gallery shop from January 10th – 19th 2014. This is alongside an exhibition by the Society of Designer Craftsman. I am so excited