Sunday 22 March 2020 at 09:35 • Hilary Charlesworth
As I write this we are all being affected by the Corona virus in some way. As an adult education teacher, I have no work at present as all my courses have been postponed, as have exhibitions. I do have a rug commission to work on and I've also started a tapestry weaving. Other plans to keep me busy are to spring clean my studio and spin a fleece that has been waiting since last year. Without…
Monday 21 October 2019 at 07:04 • Hilary Charlesworth
Tuesday 13 November 2018 at 10:43 • Hilary Charlesworth
Wednesday 25 July 2018 at 06:45 • Hilary Charlesworth
My third visit to this beautiful island and another opportunity to teach woven tapestry there.
Monday 25 June 2018 at 11:47 • Hilary Charlesworth
a worthwhile visit to The White Cube gallery, Bermondsey to see this enormous work. The centrepiece of the exhibition is Rio azul (2016−18), a large-scale tapestry installed on the back wall of South Gallery II. Inspired by the work of Brazilian modernist artist and landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx, this dynamic, expansive installation, which measures 16 metres…
Saturday 17 February 2018 at 15:16 • Hilary Charlesworth
Having visited the Kaffe Fassett exhibition at Mottisfont (National Trust) I decided to pick up my knitting needles and knit a shawl... such fun to knit and used up a lot of my odds and ends of yarns.
Friday 17 November 2017 at 09:07 • Hilary Charlesworth
Saturday 10 June 2017 at 10:06 • Hilary Charlesworth
The village of Milland, near Petersfield, Hants is the home to many artists and makers. This year, Surrey Artists Studios invited the village to have their own trail as part of the Surrey opening. So for three weekends in June the artists and makers have opened up their studios to visitors. I have been fortunate enough to share the studio of potter Gail Clarke-Hall and my rugs and her pots have…
Wednesday 22 March 2017 at 17:04 • Hilary Charlesworth
Wednesday 08 March 2017 at 12:27 • Hilary Charlesworth
I'm delighted to announce the publication of my step by step guide to weaving a tapestry sampler. In this easy to follow book, the reader is taken from making a simple frame loom through all the traditional…