Curriculum Vitae of Mary Pryle
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Artist's Statement

Current CV

 

Qualifications and Training
2013 City and Guilds Level 3 Design and Embroidery (SofST)
  Computer Design for Textiles at Alston Hall (Anne Christy)
  Encaustic Wax Designs at Alston Hall (Sue Tyldesely)
  Embellishing machine work, printing and dyeing, soluble fabrics, clay jewellery, architectural design, and other
  day courses at Creative Stitches, Catforth (Pauline Parker)
2014 One step On Summer School: Design to Stitch wirh Sandra Meech

 

Whitework with Embroiderers' Guild; ongoing.

 

Patchwork with Project Linus Coordinator Lesley Mercer

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibitions

2014 Martin Mere with One Step On
   
   
Memberships  
   
  Embroiderers' Guild Individual Member
  Blackrod Knit and Stitch Group (Coordinator)

 

One Step On

 

 

Artist's Statement

I've been interested in needlework from being a child as my mother was a professional dressmaker and taught my sisters and me to knit and sew at an early age. Now I'm nearing retirement age I have rediscovered the joys of embroidery, and began City & Guilds Embroidery Level 3 in 2007. It was hard work, but after 5 years I finally completed it. I enjoyed the course but I feel it was just the start of things. It has helped me to identify the aspects of textile work that I enjoy (and those I don't like doing!). I hope to explore machine embroidery and computer design in more depth and develop the ideas of combining these further.

I have only recently joined One Step On and am looking forward to working with the group in the future.

 

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