My Journal

  • It has a narrative.

    I spent the winter weaving pieces for my new collection, now piecing, placing & stitching.Although I miss the sun, the rubbish weather at the moment is helping me to stay focused on my practice and not to go skipping around outside. This collection to be first shown in October 1...

    Jun 13th 2019

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  • Press

    Press Aesthetica THE ART & CULTURE MAGAZINE Issue 73. Oct/Nov 2016 Slowing DownSeptember 04, 2017 Reloved magazineOctober 2015 Pretty PatchesIssue 44February 2018 Be Creative with workboxIssue 167 May/June2018Reloved magazineOctober 2015 ...

    May 28th 2019

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  • Hot House Blog

    It's three years ago that I was selected for the @craftscouncil Hothouse programme, a ride I feel privileged and very grateful to have been able to take. Hothouse is a Crafts Council UK programme of creative and business development for talented new makers. .Kate Whitehead - a ride I feel...

    May 17th 2019

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  • Slowing down-Selvedge Magazine

    They say millennials are the most ethically responsible generation that ever existed. From slow food to slow fashion, there's no doubt that there's a growing culture of consuming responsibly in today’s world – and textiles are playing a key role in building this momentum. Seasoned cloth lovers of any generation...

    May 10th 2019

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  • Cite internationale de la tapisserie Aubusson

    The Cité & its museum One of the reasons for my recent French trip was I wanted to re visit The Cité internationale de la tapisserie. My first trip there was with my students two years ago, when I taught natural dyeing and hand weave for a week at www.craftyretreats.com...

    May 10th 2019

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  • https://textiles65.blogspot.com

    https://textiles65.blogspot.co... Is the blog I started during the third year of my Contemporary surface design and textiles degree in 2013. I have continued to use it since graduating, it's become a sort of diary for me, it reminds me how I started out. Old posts will now be added to...

    May 10th 2019

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  • May

    Back to creating, making and organising my practice after a month off. I have driven three thousand and five hundred miles through France to Amsterdam collecting treasure, exploring, researching textiles and visiting friends. The two main areas of my practice I am working on at the moment are a new...

    May 10th 2019

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  • Collaboration 2019

    Sunlight images created by natural elements a collaboration @trouble_at_mill and _Katewhitehead. Painted and handwoven fabric made into beautiful clothing available to buy , made in the premises.Visit @trouble_at_mill shop and studioTuesday - Saturday 11-6pmBeech Road, ChorltonManchester M21 9HT...

    Mar 22nd 2019

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  • Back to it

    Back to it, grateful to be able to get stuck in to my textile practice, creating a new body of work to sit alongside ‘Not From The Stork’ collection. I look forward to exhibiting in the curated textile galleries @ The Knitting & Stitching Shows 2019 Alexandra Palace London 10th...

    Jan 11th 2019

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