Lucy Sugden

Wonderful weaving created with repurposed fibres.

Sharing my love of gardens and natural habitats.


 

 

My work isn’t just about Pretty Flowers

Tangerine Trees (Lucy In The Sky)

Tangerine Trees When I was a small girl I imagined Lucy, from The Beetles song Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, was floating around in a sky full of stars in her night gown. So when I began to consider ideas for the, A sixties Celebration "Flower Power" exhibition with...

Sustainable Art Practice

How Sustainable am I? In December 2022 Jo at Sust. Consulting ran a series of articles highlighting sustainable businesses in and around Letchworth Garden City. I was delighted to be featured and thought I would share Jo's article here as other people can me into...

Cascade

Cascade I can often have an idea or a title for a piece of work long before I develop and create it, Cascade was one of those ideas. The title first popped into my head at the beginning of 2019, I can date it as I mentioned it in an Instagram post on the 8th of...

Pollinators Paradise

 Pollinators Paradise This tapestry was woven for the Eastern Region Textiles Forum exhibition with RHS Hyde Hall, Changing Earth. Work for the exhibition was created in response to the RHS report gardening in a changing climate. Pollinators Paradise is a celebration...

Sense of Place, Jungle Rain and Embrace

Sense of Place An exhibition by the Eastern Region Textile Forum. I began to research and question what the title meant to me and where my place or places were in the summer of 2021. I became interested with the Primal Landscape, the special bond which develops...

Weaving with waste

I grew up understanding the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling, so it is second nature to me. My first memories of recycling items must be from the late 1980’s when I became tall enough to help my Dad put glass bottles into the big recycling containers in...

Latest News About Lucy Sugden

Quietly Connected Opens October 21st

Quietly Connected Opens October 21st

Quietly Connected opens on Saturday 21st October at The Wynd Gallery  I will be showing new work and work that I wouldn’t normally have at the Wynd Gallery, along with smaller framed tapestries, woven flowers, and new prints and cards. The exhibition opens Saturday at...

Workshops and a talk for Quietly Connected

Workshops and a talk for Quietly Connected

To accompany my exhibition, 'Quietly Connected' I am holding a series of events at The Wynd Gallery. Tapestry sampler workshops suitable for teens and adults on Monday 23rd October, Family weaving workshops for ages 6-12yrs and their adult on Wednesday 25th October...

Quietly Connected

Quietly Connected

21-29 October I am excited, and rather nervous, that I am having a solo exhibition at the Wynd Gallery in Letchworth at the end of October, a glimpse into my woven world of light play and love of garden life. A love of light play and garden life inspires much of my...

Eco Weaving Workshop

Eco Weaving Workshop

A weaving workshop to create your own woven art using pre loved and waste fabric, wools and fibres. During the workshop you will create your own woven wall hanging or piece of woven art using second hand, unwanted surplus fibre craft supplies, ie the balls of wool...

Herts Open Studio in Letchworth

Herts Open Studio in Letchworth

I'm taking part in Herts Open Studios. This year I'm keeping it small and inviting you to step into my home studio where I create my woven work. Find out about the workshops and courses I run, watch me weaving and have a go with wool, or fishing line. I'm having a...

Make a ‘Wish’, at the Letchworth Open

Make a ‘Wish’, at the Letchworth Open

In some cultures, blue butterflies are seen as wish granters. When I’m creating work most of my focus and wishes are for the natural habitats around us but when I was weaving Wish, I had an extra personal wish, which came true when we received the news that my husband...

Summer Weaving Workshops

Summer Weaving Workshops

This August I am running weaving workshops at Artshed Arts in Ware and at The Letchworth Settlement during their summer schools. Join me on a family weaving workshop aimed at 6-11 year olds and their adult on August 9th from 10-11.30am at Artshed Arts when we'll be...

A Sixties Celebration “Flower Power” Parndon Mill

A Sixties Celebration “Flower Power” Parndon Mill

Delighted to be showing two new tapestries in this Eastern Region Textile Forum exhibition A Sixties Celebration "Flower Power" at Parndon Mill in Harlow.  This exhibition of original textile art is a celebration of the 1960's. It showcases a diverse range of creative...