Best known for her landscape based work and minimalist quilts Helen has been making and exhibiting her stitched art textiles since 1990. Based near the Peak District National Park in Northern England her current influences include seasonal landscapes and textile traditions. She teaches occasional weekend workshops. The next weekend workshop is 11-13 August 2017 at Grasmere in the English Lake District.

Book available

mark_makingMark making in Textile Art, Batsford, 2013 has now been reprinted and is available online and through bookstores. Published in the US as Mark making: fresh inspiration for fiber artists – with a soft cover.

Helen is now working on a new book with the working title ’Through the Seasons’ for publication in 2018.

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  • Summers bounty from the allotment for sharing storing jam makinghellip
  • And the railings relate to this intriguing sound art workhellip
  • Found these railings in the last London sunlight today
  • Making hay while the sun shone usually a good idea
  • Interesting and inspiring spiky structures on the thistles as theyhellip
  • More vibrant and some subtle pink accents on todays walkhellip
  • A morning walk with accents of pink today
  • Time for reflections  in special peaceful places like thehellip
  • Drawings in the sky seeingnewthings
  • Beautiful tranquil Bakewell bridge  you can find stripes inhellip
  • Heavy overnight rain intensifies the colours of a local stonehellip