Honoured to be a judge for the Batsford Prize this year. You can read more about the judges and the prize here.

Exhibitions and Workshops

Maudie’s House, for the Embroiderer’s Guild members’ ‘Home’ Exhibition


‘Black Forest Bird Tree’

Delighted to be showing a range of work in the foyer gallery at West Dean College in April and May – dates to be confirmed.

Anne Kelly – Well Travelled – Ruthin Craft Centre – dates TBC and may change subject to Covid restrictions.

‘Unfinished Journey Canoe’

The exhibition will focus on work connecting travel and identity and coincides with the publication of my fourth title for Batsford Books called ‘Textile Travels’ available now.

‘This Ain’t the Archies’ – group portrait exhibition with international artists and makers at Timeless Textiles Gallery, Newcastle, NSW, Australia, 2 August – 12 September 2021

‘Pour l’Amour du Fil’ – featured artist, Nantes, 29 September -2 October 2021


I was delighted to be a part of a new series of online workshops with French General ‘New England Roots’ part of their Threads Together – Stitched Apart series – details here – more coming soon!

‘Tea on the Pantiles’ a kit for Pincushion Pantiles, with applique and embroidery from their website. Inspired by the beautiful Pantiles in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Please contact me for details about courses and talks for guilds and groups, in person or online.


Many of these listings have been rescheduled and are being held with safety guidelines and social distancing in place. Please check with the venue when booking for further details.

LIMITED SPACES on a one day ‘A Map of Home’ course live online through the Ruthin Craft Centre on 18 April from 10-3. Details and booking here.


I am delighted to be a tutor at the wonderful West Dean College, near Chichester. NEW COURSE  ‘Stitchbooks’ Inspired by a walk in the park 28 June – July 1, 2021, limited spaces.


Very happy to be tutoring at Loop London on 8 and 9 May. ‘Vintage Cottage Garden’ is a 2 1/2 hour Zoom class. 8 May and 9 May both dates SOLD OUT Watch this space for an exciting event later in the year…


‘Birds and Collages’ at the lovely Elm Farm Studio near Colchester – 2 x 2 day courses – 16, 17 June and 18, 19 June 2021 FULLY BOOKED email for wait list
‘House and Home’ at the superb Unit Twelve near Stafford on July 10th – you can book online
I am looking forward to lots of fun and wonderful catering at Hope and Elvis
in Welbeck – ‘Travels in Textiles’  is a two day course, on September 4 and 5, 2021

Delighted to be returning to Sussex Prairies Garden in Henfield, near Brighton in the Summer Season of 2021. I’m running two garden themed courses – you can book directly with me – limited spaces and £ 45 each.

June 12, 2021 – Make a Garden Textile Folding Book COURSE FULL

September 11, 2021 – Make a Garden Textile Sketchbook

July 3 and 4, 2021 – Cowslip Workshops, Travels in Textiles


Delighted to be joining French General in France next June 1-8 for a week of French- inspired making and living.

Bath Textiles Summer School has been postponed to 2022. You can see all the updated details here shortly

The lovely ‘Moving Memories’ workshop event at Les Soeurs Anglaises in France has been moved to July 2022. Details here and confirmed dates to follow.

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