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. Helen is currently focusing on completing her second book and hopes to return to leading occasional weekend workshops and creative retreats from Summer 2020 onwards.

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 (hopefully) in 2019.

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  • Pretty elemental weather today in Whitby and a great placehellip
  • Sea and river created sculpture at Sandsend beach near Whitby
  • Fabulously interesting afternoon appreciating landscape and history with lovely guideshellip
  • Still icy in parts of the Porter Valley  likehellip
  • A beautiful dusting of snow on the sides of Porterhellip
  • Quiet pale still and freezing cold out here above thehellip
  • Today we have tiny icy snowflakes falling dreamily in slowhellip
  • Great to revisit my 1990s piece from the Quilters Guildhellip
  • Stanage Edge  my favourite local walking and thinking placehellip
  • The first sunlight for some days catching a velvety mossyhellip
  • Popped out for air and saw this dramatic landscapes athellip