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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  • The very first signs of new leaves on a birch
  • A misty Sussex promises sunshine and felt like Springseeingnewthings
  • An opulent detail from the very welcome beginnings of Spring
  • Blossom! Hurrah! It has been a long winter here so
  • Big skies on our walk today and it is so
  • More snow! A day at home in the studio looks
  • A lamb arrives at our house for a photography morning
  • Taken on my journey to work earlier this week The
  • Look closely our bird cafe is in operation
  • Todays snowy view from home  so there is no
  • Stripes of thawing snow on a ridged metal roof seeingnewthings
  • Yesterdays snowy walk in the Limb Valley along an ancient