Quilty Pleasures – Alicia Merrett


Her current focus involves climate change and she showcases this within her colourful quilted maps.  She tells us she believes that maps are an important part of mankind’s need to interpret and understand the world.  Her art is deeper than the first colourful glance!

View more of her work here.


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As a freelance artist, designer, lecturer and tutor (how do I narrow down that description?!) I have been contracted by numerous arts organizations to provide Talks, Workshops’ and Masterclasses’ in Textiles, Print Making and Fine Art subjects.  These include branches of the Embroiderers’ Guild, Textile Study Groups and The Women’s Institute.  Every year I teach at The Knitting and Stitching shows and exhibit with the Artist in Action stand. I had my first solo exhibition in March 2016 and have been part of numerous group exhibitions.  Currently I am columnist for textile art publication “Be Creative with Workbox”; having also written articles or had work illustrated in Stitch, Inspired, Embroidery, Selvedge, Daphne’s Diary, Prima (online), Cloth Paper Scissors and the Batsford book ‘Be Creative with Textile Art.' Come meet me at The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair at The Biscuit factory in Gateshead, June 22nd/23rd 2018.

One thought on “Quilty Pleasures – Alicia Merrett

  • Shannon M Conley

    19 April 2018 at 4:34 pm

    I love Alicia Merrett’s work and am so happy to see it featured here. She has such a wonderful sense of color and composition.

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