Sunday, 30 December 2012

Say it with wool X

Did you know that wool is the symbol that represents a 7 year Wedding Anniversary?

Valentines day commissions

Are you stuck for a special valentines day present? If so look no further as I am currently taking on commissions for special bespoke valentine pieces. Please contact me at the studio on 01273 671390 if you would like to discuss your requirements and price.

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

KATE'S DINER NOW OPEN


KATE'S DINER NOW OPEN


KATE'S DINER NOW OPEN


KATE'S DINER NOW OPEN

It was extremely busy on the night of the Private View.

KATE'S DINER NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS

It was a hectic few days setting up the show in New York for my latest exhibition 'Kate's Diner' but I am happy to report it is now officially open for business! I wanted to share some pictures of the gallery for those of you who are not in New York over the next few weeks. The show runs until 4th January 2013 at The Rebecca Hossack Gallery 262 Mott Street New York NY 10012 Tel 212 9253500 or infoncy@rebeccahossack.com for more info

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

KATE'S DINER OPENS IN NEW YORK

Next week sees the opening of my first solo show in New York at The Rebecca Hossack Gallery 262 Mott Street NYC  www.r-h-g.co.uk For this exhibition I have taken inspiration from various American eateries in New York and created my own version crocheted in lambswool with lots of comic touches to many of the pieces.
The show will open on Wednesday 5th December and runs until 4th January 2013

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Image of the day

Here come the birds.... 4 & 20 blackbirds will be gracing our stand at Made 12 this week www.MADE12.co.uk If you would like to purchase one of these black beauties go to the cardigan shop on our website they are £28.00 each and are a limited edition of 24 so get one before they fly off

Monday, 19 November 2012

Image of the day

More stitchduggery going on this week. Only 4 more days until Made 12 opens www.MADE12.co.uk ......

Friday, 16 November 2012

New Scarves for Christmas

These lovely new scarves have just arrived at the shop 100% knitted lambswool with crocheted flowers
£48.00 please call 01273 671390 if you wish to purchase one or e-mail kate@cardigan.ltd.uk

Image of the day: Moules Mariniere

Putting the muscle into mussels

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Hand Sewn Seafood

Work is still being carried out for Made 12 www.made12.co.uk here at my studio, so I thought I would post and image each day leading up to it. The image of the day is a hand sewn pot of seafood complete with sequinned prawns and anchovies.

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Buzzing in the studio

The countdown is on for Made 12 www.made12.co.uk and things have been rather busy in the studio at Cardigan. Here is a new piece which will be buzzing its way down to the Corn Exchange. In case you didn't know Made 12 is Brighton's Design and Craft Fair which opens on Friday 23rd November-Sunday 25th.

Thursday, 1 November 2012

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

WOOLLEN WHOPPER WITH YARN FRIES

Another piece from my New York show... The woollen whopper with yarn fries

Friday, 19 October 2012

NEW WORK FOR NEW YORK & AFFORDABLE ART FAIR

I am still working on pieces for my New York solo show in December, so here's another... A woollen tin of hot dogs.
Also The Affordable Art Fair starts next week in London from 25th-28th October www.affordableartfair.com where I will be represented by The Rebecca Hossack Gallery.

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

WOOLIN DONUTS

More work for the New York show 'Kate's Diner ' at The Rebecca Hossack Gallery New York for more info go to www.r-h-g.co.uk

Monday, 15 October 2012

WOOL WEEK STARTS TODAY!

Happy wool week everyone!  For more info about events for wool week go to www.campaignforwool.org/wool-week-2012/

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

MADE 12 BRIGHTON'S DESIGN & CRAFT FAIR

This November sees the welcome return of 'Made 12' Brighton's Design and Craft Fair held at The Corn Exchange, Church Street, Brighton www.MADE12.co.uk. I will be exhibiting my crocheted art work and a selection of new Cardigan products including new fashion accessories, cushions, cards etc. If any one would like some 2 for 1 tickets I have a handful at the studio so please get in touch if you are interested.

Thursday, 20 September 2012

Evening Standard Food Magazine interview


Evening Standard Food Magazine

I was delighted to be approached by Fay Maschler, London's most distinguished restaurant critic, and Simon Davies, her partner in restaurant consultancy A Private View Ltd to create the front cover of the latest Evening Standard Food Magazine. The cover features one of my favourite dishes fish & chips and is used to promote the London Restaurant Festival which runs from October 1-15 for more info on the festival itself go to www.londonrestaurantfestival.com

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Fishy Spagknitty

This piece is also part of the 'Kate's Diner' show for New York in December keep checking this blog lots of new images on their way.....

Thursday, 6 September 2012

New Work for New York

Coke is Knit! (well crocheted to be precise)

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

New Work for New York

Coffee&Pretzel

New Work for New York

Pastrami on rye

New Work for New York

It's been a busy summer in my studio as I work on my New York show which opens in December.  I thought I'd share a few new images with everyone........

Monday, 6 August 2012

New York solo show coming soon.....

I am excited to announce that I will be having my first solo show in New York at The Rebecca Hossack Gallery 262 Mott Street New York.  The theme is an American Diner and will feature over 50 new pieces. The show is due to open on 5th December 2012 keep checking this blog for updates

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

LONDINIUM: A LONDON PAGEANT AT THE REBECCA HOSSACK GALLERY LONDON

This Thursday 19th July sees the opening of 'Londinium: A London Pageant' Held at both Rebecca Hossack Galleries on Conway St W1T6BA and Charlotte Street W1T 2NA www.r-h-g.co.uk The show brings together some of the galleries artists who have contributed new work inspired by the city of London in this year of 2012 this is one of my London inspired pieces.

Sunday, 15 July 2012

THE MARMITE CHALLENGE

This was my contribution to the Marmarati challenge.

THE MARMITE CHALLENGE

The good people at Marmite have asked me to spread the word about a challenge they have set for all creative types to enter www.marmarati.org/challenges The Marmarati is a secret society formed of only the finest Marmite lovers in the country. To join this society you must enter the Challenges held at www.marmarati.org and prove your devotion to the Marmarati. The challenges range from art, craft, photography, cookery etc. So come on get your thinking caps on and create something amazing. I am reliably informed that successful participants will be greatly rewarded.

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

JENNY Q STITCHED UP BY PAULINE MC LYNN

A while ago I was commissioned by Puffin Books to design and create a cover for the latest book by author and actress Pauline McLynn. Some of you may be familiar with Pauline who has previously starred in Channel 4's Shameless as Libby Croker and the series Father Ted as the hilarious Mrs Doyle.

Thursday, 5 July 2012

Thursday, 28 June 2012

Friday, 22 June 2012

Q&A WITH CAMPAIGN FOR WOOL

www.campaignforwool.org/blog

'SEWSON'S VINEGAR'

Every portion of woollen fish and chips needs a splash of sewson's  wool vinegar

'Stitched Fish' Exhibition Opens tomorrow

My latest exhibition 'Stitched Fish' opens tomorrow 23rd June at www.fieldandfork.co.uk which is the restaurant at www.pallant.org.uk and runs until 7th October. Pallant House Gallery will be holding a major exhibition of the work of Sir Peter Blake to mark his 80th Birthday and draws on the extensive collection of British Pop art at the gallery. It's a show not to be missed.