Saturday, 30 January 2016

Need Inspiration? Want to know what's going on in the textile art world?

Laura Kemshall and I are now using our Through Our Hands Facebook page as a hub for inspirational images, videos, links, and much more, to help keep you in touch with some of the beautiful work that's out there.

It's certainly one to bookmark and you don't need a Facebook account to view the page, anyone can drop by. Here's the link you'll need:

It would be great to have some new visitors to the page and we'd love it if you visited and liked the page.

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

FREE magazine for textile arts lovers.

Fabulous FREE magazine to read for free on line - all links at bottom of posting!

Edition 7 of the brand new Through Our Hands magazine is out now and absolutely FREE to read on line (links below) It's jam packed with beautiful images, information and inspiration.

We have some fabulous articles for you this time around from well known Textile artists and some you may not be familiar with yet. We hear from Sandra Meech, Linda Barlow (who's marooned on our Desert Island), Judy Coates Perez, Gaye Lasher, Mathilde Renes, Rachel Wright, and Luke Haynes amongst many others. We hope you enjoy reading it! Do let us know what you think (we promise to read your comments from behind the sofa where we're all hiding!)

 Don't forget the new TOH book is available on line too for £10 p&p FREE to UK addresses until Christmas and £5 to anywhere in the world. Don't be put off by PayPal - you can use your credit and debit cards for one-off payments. 84 full colour pages featuring all the stars of TOH!

 (image below: 8 of Cups by Judy Coates Perez)

8_of_Cups[1]     If you prefer to read off line on Kindles, iPads, computers, phones etc then you can download a pdf here: PDF version is £3 (plus any of your own local taxes) Buy Now  

 Read for free on line here:   Please share any links with friends, on blogs, wherever you'd like!

Saturday, 28 November 2015

We're having a Beige Saturday instead of a Black Friday!!


FREE UK p&p on the TOH book until Christmas!!

This makes it £10 for 84 full colour pages of glorious images from all the artists here at Through Our Hands.

There's also lots of books and small items for sale in the website shop, that aren't available in book shops or anywhere else.

If you let us know when you order, you can often get the artists to sign their own books for you. Laura and I can also ship the TOH book to anywhere else in the world for just £5.

Why not send one to a textile friend as a gift - just let us have the address (there's space on the order form) and any message you want to add.  Or if you're perplexed email us at

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Life Story Tea Towels are back in stock! £12 plus a bit towards p&p

The Life Story tea towels are back in stock here!! and can be bought on line. They cost £12 plus a bit towards p&p. There are 6 different designs.  Aprons are also available to order - please just ask.

Printed in beautiful full colour on high quality half panama fabric from the original quilt
Each tea towel measures 65cms x 46cms. (Cotton Half Panama has a single warp thread and a double weft thread. This heavy fabric is mostly used for interior designs, but is great for a tea towel!)

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

The Book Is Here!! Here's a quick look at what's inside

Well not all of it obviously, but here's a few pages to tempt you. It's on sale at £10 plus p&p. You'll need to visit the Through Our Hands website by clicking here, or come and see us at Festival of Quilts 6/9th August, NEC, Birmingham, UK. It'll be on line in a couple of days.