Helen Howes Textiles

Talks and Demonstrations

What A Lot Of Quilts!


Talk with hands-on quilts - over 100 pieces from the Magic Suitcase. Laughter and enlightenment guaranteed...
Never the Same Talk Twice...

Forests and Trees - Working In Series


It's an important and satisfying artistic practice to work on a theme - in repeating and exploring one idea you can make a deeper, richer and more extensive body of work
I talk about this, with hands-on examples and lots of stuff to look at..
Also guaranteed to amuse...

A Personal History of the Sewing Machine


The sewing machine changed the world, and it did so in ways that may surprise you.
I bring a selection of machines and attachments for you to look at and maybe, have a go..