Author Archives: Chimera Textiles

About Chimera Textiles

A group of twelve embroiderers who meet together every two weeks in North Wales.

Exhibition at Theatre Clwyd, Mold

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Textiles in Transit

We have each started a sketchbook, with an individual theme. These are going to move around our group with each of us adding something to every book. It can follow the theme in any way you choose, here are the … Continue reading

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Cards for Christmas 2016

A lovely selection of cards made this year… Merry Christmas from everyone!

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Forthcoming Exhibition at the Willow Gallery Oswestry

Group members are busy finishing off pieces for our exhibition at The Willow Gallery at Oswestry. The exhibition is jointly between Chimera and sister textile Group ConText and will show an exciting range of varied work including dyed textiles, modern … Continue reading

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Discharge printing and more

The last couple of sessions at Chimera we’ve been experiementing with discharge printing using dishwasher liquid. Some great results below, you can click on any of the images to see it bigger.     And a few other things this … Continue reading

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Needle-felting with Miriam

We had a great session with Miriam Forder, who showed us some interesting techniques on an embellisher machine. Everyone worked with their machines and most of us continued working and developing the pieces over two weeks. Thank you Miriam for a very … Continue reading

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Gelli (and other) printing session

We had a good session last week printing by various methods, some had gelli plates and others a variety of other things to mono print from: ikea chopping boards, perspex sheets and similar. Sue made some gelatin plates which several of … Continue reading

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