Sock Arts & Crafts Fair – Loughborough Town Hall 23rd/24th March 2013

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The weather this weekend has been some what Wintry despite it being the middle of March.
The snow was not going to stop me from visiting one of my favourite events, the Sock Fair held at Loughborough Town Hall, Leicestershire.sock

The fair offered a great range of quality art, textiles, ceramics, jewellery, photography and glass.

Here are some of  the exhibitors:

(Artist details underneath images)

Sock_Clare gageClare Gage Fantastic ceramicist who takes inspiration from textiles
Sock_Sue BulmerSue Bulmer an artist who creates stunning limited edition prints and greetings cards
Sock_Clare ShrouderClare Shrouder illustrator creating 2D and 3D artwork

Sock_Alex McQuadeAlex McQuade textile artist who makes the most wonderful corsages, brooches and badges along with artwork and embroidered pictures

Sock_OddsoxOddSox create and make cute creatures, toys, badges and adorable mouse doorstops that remind me of the Clangers

Sock_Judith BrownJudith Brown creates her intricate jewellery weaving fine silver wire around mother of pearl buttons, enhancing with old lace, Judith also incorporates vintage haberdashery press studs, hooks & eyes.

Sock_Louise Wright DesignLouise Wright is an illustrator and screen printer
Sock_Debbie BarberDebbie Barber is a ceramicist making the most adorable birds and decorative objects

Sock_Helen HallowsHelen Hallows artwork is created using ink, collage and stitching to create original artwork, prints, greetings cards and ceramics

Sock_Ruth SingerRuth Singer textile artist, writer and tutor who manipulates fabric and lace into beautiful creations
Sock_Judy AdamsJudy Adams a ceramic artist influenced by the sea

Additional delightful exhibitors were Nicola Taylor, Terry Davies, Anjo Design, Sarah Culleton, Duck in a Bucket Designs, Sally Falkner, Katie Stainer, NJW House of Glass, Aura Glass, Amelia Kirk, Craig Fellows, Plico Homeware, Hannah Lobley, David William Sampson Rhea Clements, Michaela McMillan, Mark Upton, Charlotte Morrison, Jade Devall, Agnis Smallwood, Myra Hutton, Alison D’Oyley, Jill York, Anna Michalska, Vivienne Cawson

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