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  • Anne Kelly

    Anne Kelly

    Location: Kent Featured Places: Canada, Kent (UK) annekellytextiles My Life Journey In Reverse – Postcard to Canada from Kent Read more

  • Take Five – Q&A with Anne Kelly

    Take Five – Q&A with Anne Kelly
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    Textile artist Anne Kelly has just released a wonderful new book: Textile Travels (check out our recent review here). We thought that this would be the ideal time to catch up with her and dig a little deeper… 1.  Where Did Your Book Idea Come From For Textile Travels? I had always included elements of […] Read more

  • Textile Travels by Anne Kelly

    Textile Travels by Anne Kelly

    Anne Kelly’s Textile Travels takes us on journeys to places we may never get to visit ourselves, whilst encouraging us to look at what is around us. The whole publication is well illustrated and showcases the work of many artists as well as Kelly’s own offerings; making for a balanced, practical guide. Read more

  • Anne Kelly – Park Walk Birds Series

    Anne Kelly – Park Walk Birds Series

    During the current pandemic, our lives have become truncated and our journeys are mainly close to home. I explored my first project created during lockdown in a previous post for Mr. X Stitch called Quarantine Quilt. As it became clear that many of my teaching commitments for the rest of 2021 were being postponed or […] Read more

  • Anne Kelly: Quarantine Quilt – A Lockdown Project

    Anne Kelly: Quarantine Quilt – A Lockdown Project

    Anne Kelly: Quarantine Quilt – a Lockdown Project As told to Ailish Henderson: Like everyone this year, the end of March felt like ‘falling off a cliff’. I had just returned from some workshops in the West Country and in America with the lovely ‘French General’ in Vermont. Suddenly all of my teaching was postponed, […] Read more

  • Quilty Pleasures – Dolls Houses – Anne Kelly

    Quilty Pleasures – Dolls Houses – Anne Kelly

    With artist, author and tutor Anne Kelly   I have always held a fascination for dolls houses and the miniature world they represent. I had the opportunity to include one ‘Folk Dollshouse’ in an exhibition ‘Folk Tales’ first seen at the National Needlework Archive in Berkshire in the summer of 2017. I found the house […] Read more

  • Anne Kelly:  ‘Folk Tales’

    Anne Kelly:  ‘Folk Tales’
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    Deena Beverley reviews Anne Kelly’s “Folk Tales” exhibition, at the National Needlework Archive Read more

  • Inspired to Stitch – Jessica Kelly

    Inspired to Stitch – Jessica Kelly
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    Jessica Kelly’s work is delicate. She embroiders into vintage book pages. Her stitches are fine and light and seem to float above the yellowed pages in gossamer loops of thread. Her muted floss colors are often nearly the same shade as her background pages, so the details of her designs take a while to come […] Read more

  • Stephanie Kelly Clark – Delightful Dwellings Simply Stitched

    Stephanie Kelly Clark – Delightful Dwellings Simply Stitched

    Stephanie Kelly Clark is an artist from Salt Lake City whose hand embroidered dwellings are simply stunning. “I consider myself a painter and I paint with thread.  The process of transforming string into art struck me as something visually stimulating with complex simplicity.  Painting with thread is my way down the rabbit hole, my looking […] Read more

  • Textile Folk Art

    Textile Folk Art

    Textile Folk Art by Anne Kelly explores traditional folk art collections from all over the world, explaining their association with Textile art and craft. In this book Kelly reveals how contemporary Textile artists have used inspiration from samplers, quilts, icons and traditional motifs to produce new and exciting work today. This guide contains many easy to follow step-by-step projects, so readers can practice and apply what they learn. Read more