Shirley's Etsy Shop - is the place to go to find designs that you can make for yourself. Original designs, simple and easy to understand diagrams, comprehensive instructions and clear photographs make these beautiful creations accessible to those that love embroidery.
Shirley's Instagram - click and follow to get the very latest news and see what I'm up to right now on the textile front, on life in beautiful Brittany in France, and other things that you will find interesting.
Stitchbusiness - is a leading, respected and dynamic independent stitch school based in Durham City. They offer a range of creative courses in design and art textiles, from levels 1-3 certificate and diploma courses, to their bespoke, specialist masterclass.
Liz Tomkins - is an accomplished, professional painter and teacher of art who runs classes in painting and drawing at various locations around Brittany.
Vivienne Williams - A painter who has become well known in Wales where she has lived and worked for some years. She exhibits there and further afield regularly. Her still life paintings are intensely worked and yet retain a calm and restful mood.
Emma Majury - is an artist and graphic designer living and working in Northern Ireland. Her charming and original cards and notebooks can be bought from her online shop and make ideal gifts.
Studio Préniac in the Lot in the south of France. Wonderful week long workshops in a beautiful setting. Good food, good tutors, local trips and a pool for a refreshing dip after a hard day in the studio.