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A weekly Programme of Crafts Demonstrations from October to December 2021

October 21 - December 16

Taking place downstairs at Chapel Arts, 11am until 3pm each Thursday, these demonstrations are free of charge.

Watch a demonstration then visit Glos Guild Crafts upstairs for a beautiful collection of hand made crafts.

21 October 2021


Sue Bradley

Sue Bradley will be demonstrating her design processes and showing sketchbooks and samples from her latest collection.


SueBradley2 knit samples

4 November 2021


Bridget Williams

'Most of my work is thrown on the wheel using red earthenware clay to make pots for everyday use. Shapes range from large bowls and platters to teapots, jugs, mugs and egg cups.' Bridget uses the pots as a canvas to which she applies coloured slips under a transparent glaze. Designs evolve over the years, the constant colour being a cobalt blue slip in varying intensities, onto which she might paint, slip trail, sponge, draw or add imagery by using paper stencils or latex resist.



11 November 2021

Jan Knibbs

Jan will demonstrate the embroidery techniques she uses in her range of embroidered jewellery, accessories and wearable art. ' I’m constantly inspired by nature and the changing seasons '

Jan Knibbs 6


25 November 2021

Liz Valenti

Liz is a maker in paper and her inspirations are fashion, textiles, pattern, ornament and related subjects.She works in two and three dimensional paper collage using both found papers and specialist types. Her starting point may be inspired by a subject, or by the character of a paper or sometimes by a technique. Research and experimentation form the background to her ideas.



2 December 2021

Alison Dupernex

A demonstration in creating her unique knitwear ' I am constantly experimenting by mixing fibres to capture the spirit of a place or object and build a sculptural fabric by using felting techniques.'

Alison's  work is intricate with tucked stitches, and 20 plus colour changes within each design to provide the wearer with a garment that has sculptural depth and subtlety of colour.

Alison Dupernex AD674 cashmere scarf, houndstooth, £75, W27 x L190 (3)


October 21
December 16
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Chapel Arts
at Chapel Arts
Cheltenham, Glos GL50 3QQ
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The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen
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