Guild member Louise Watson has been asked to do the illustrations for a community cake recipe book. Most of the drawings will be in black and white but Louise also wanted to do some textile ones, as that is her thing! The Avening Community Café started last November to combat loneliness, introduce newcomers and provide… Continue reading →
There is currently an exhibition at the V&A celebrating a lifetime's work of Mary Quant. It is on until February 2020. Guild member Liz Valenti designed for Mary Quant in a freelance capacity for about eight years in the 1970’s. Here are some relevant images of Liz's design drawings for Mary, as well as one… Continue reading →
Guild Member Sarah Pulvertaft was visited in her studio by Emily Jo Gibbs as part of a series of work called The Value of Making. Emily has produced stitched work based on her visit. It will be shown at the Crafts Council’s COLLECT 18. Have a look!
In the window of The Guild at 51 Studio Seven present SPRINGBOARD II, a collection of new work developed from a 3D sketchbook of ideas inspired by the old Chair Factory at Chalford, near Stroud, which has become the Victoria Works Studios. The work draws on the colours, textures and patterns in the building’s structure,… Continue reading →