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Helfa Gelf 2018

Eight members of Chimera are joining together to take part in Helfa Gelf in September. We make mixed-media textile art, hand & machine embroidery, needle felt & wet felt and jewellery Open Friday 14th, Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th September 2018 … Continue reading

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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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