My Journal

  • 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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  • Trouble at Mill

    I will be @ TROUBLE AT MILL on Saturday 1st December from 1-3pm to chat about three handwoven pieces I have made in collaboration. The Christmas pop up department store is open; Friday 4-7pmSaturday 11-6pmSunday 11-6pm TROUBLE AT MILL50 Beech Road, M1 9EG Chorlton’s boutique – just three doors down...

    Nov 29th 2018

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  • Love this place

    I have just returned from a week in Amsterdam, I am lucky as my son lives there. One of my favourite places to visit is theThe TextielMuseum Goirkestraat 965046 GN Tilburg.The TextielMuseum is a working museum, offering a unique combination of inspiring exhibitions, educational programmes and a specialised workplace for...

    Nov 07th 2018

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