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

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...

Big Art Fair Hitchin

Big Art Fair Hitchin

All set up and looking forward to taking part in this years Herts Visual Arts Big Art Fair in Hitchin.  Find me and my work over the weekend in Hitchin Town Hall, June 24th and 25th 2023. Come and find out about my tapestries and woven art, I'll be demonstrating and...

Tapestry Weaving Workshop – Letchworth Garden City

Tapestry Weaving Workshop – Letchworth Garden City

I am running my next woven tapestry sampler workshop on May 22nd, from 10am-12noon at The Wynd Gallery in Letchworth. Tickets are £25 and available through my eventbrite page  A tapestry weaving workshop that will teach you skills to create simple shapes. You will...

Kimpton Art Show

Kimpton Art Show

I was delighted to be invited to show my work and be the artist on the Plinth at this years Kimpton Art Show.  I am showing 5 of my woven sculptures on the plinths. Cascade will be joined by new works Wish, Bud, Bloom and Burst. Exhibitied in St Peter and St Paul's...

Tapestry Weaving Workshop – The Paxton Centre

Tapestry Weaving Workshop – The Paxton Centre

A workshop to accompany the Woven Worlds Exhibition  16th April Learn woven tapestry techniques while weaving your own tapestry sample in this relaxing afternoon workshop. A tapestry weaving workshop that will teach you skills to create simple shapes. You will weave...