Natalie Vardy

Meet Jeweller Natalie Vardey

One of a large creative family, Natalie became competent at a sewing machine by the time she was seven, turning her hand at making basic dolls clothes, and later discovering how to make dressmaking patterns for herself. She used to crochet miniscule pieces using sewing thread and make all sorts of things for her appreciative family, who would often say …

Anne Crowther Textile Artist

Meet The Maker – Textile Artist Anne Crowther

Anne is one of our local textile artists and creates individually hand crafted textile accessories and artworks from recycled fabrics. Working in layers to achieve detailed embellished surfaces Anne draws, stitch by stitch, with her vintage wind-up sewing machine. Hand cut flower motifs, which are a feature of her work, are sewn onto the surface to create harmonious colour fields. …