The ‘D’ Word, demystifying design for textiles
A look at the design elements and the techniques of composition to aid embroiderers design unique pieces of textiles.
Stitches in Time
A brief personal record of stitched textiles
Marks in Time
This lecture focuses on the development of the body of work that examines the textural marks on the stones that built the great buildings of the past.
In the Land of the Long White Cloud
Tells the story of the 2014 trip to New Zealand to teach at the Biennial Conference of the NZ Embroiderers’ Guild.
5 December 2018 ::: posted by Sheila Mortlock in lectures
A design based workshop although students will start to take their explorations into fabric and stitch
A design based workshop examining how a sequence of design activities can result in designs for textiles.
A design based workshop
Print for Stitch
A chance to try various print techniques that can easily be attempted in the home.
Starting a Sketchbook for stitched textiles
First steps with a sketchbook to start developing your own ideas
::: posted by Sheila Mortlock in courses
2018 Featured in article, Quilt- & Textilkunst magazine
2016 Blog interview – 19/25 February, Musings from Edge
2013 Featured artist in Threads, magazine of ANZEG
::: posted by Sheila Mortlock in articles and reviews
2016 Edinburgh Palette, edge textile artists scotland
Knitting & Stitching, edge textile artists scotland, Edinburgh
‘Myths and Legends’, edge textile artists scotland, Dunkeld
26 March 2016 ::: posted by Sheila Mortlock in exhibitions
Drawn to Stitch, Gwen Hedley, 2010
Embroidery magazine, Volume 50 no. 2, author of article about Embryo, Dundee Textile Artists
22 October 2013 ::: posted by Sheila Mortlock in publications
2013 ‘Stitch & Rhyme’ with edge-textile artists scotland, Smith Gallery, Stirling
2012 ‘Stitch & Rhyme’ with edge-textile artists scotland, MacLaurin Gallery, Ayr
2010 ‘On the Edge’ with edge-textile artists scotland, St Margaret’s House, Edinburgh
‘Geometry of Beings’ at Newburgh, Fife, with Ossie Paesano
Exhibited in various centres over last thirty five years including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and London
::: posted by Sheila Mortlock in exhibitions