Heather Everitt

Meet Heather Everitt and her embroidered butterflies

Heather Everitt is inspired by nature with a particular fascination in bugs, butterflies and moths. She has an honours degree from Manchester Metropolitan University in fashion and textiles, with a chief study in embroidery. Heather creates highly detailed art embroideries that can be hung on the wall as a single statement piece or, as is often the case, as small …

FIBRE at Heart Gallery

FIBRE – Textile Exhibition at Heart Gallery

Hebden Bridge has a Fustian Cutters Knife in St George’s Square that is a tribute to the history of our local trade. The fast flowing, soft water Pennine streams were ideal for the production of Fustian, a heavy duty material. As late as 1970, the town boasted 4 weaving sheds, 3 dye houses and over 25 separate manufactures.  Today there is …