Welcome to Fibredance

A Gallery of Textile Art by Carol Coleman

Putting the finishing touches to the 'Dire Wolf Crest', my contribution to the 'Hardhome Embroidery', created for HBO Game of Thrones.  This huge embroidery was designed and produced by the Embroiderers' Guild with other organisations.

Visit www.embroiderersguild for more information and venues where you may find it exhibited.

Dire Wolf Crest

Free-machine embroidery with leather and beads.  Diameter approx 12 cms.


If you are interested in free-machine embroidery workshops in my studio in Wigginton, near York please email for full details.  Cost is usually £15 for half day, £30 full day; does not include materials, but some available to buy if required.  Class size is usually limited to 5 students, but can run with just 1.  Levels from beginner to advanced.

Please email carol@fibredance to book a place.  Requirements will be sent out once booked.



Scarborough Rock IV





Scarborough Rock IV.

Free-machine embroidery around A4 in size.

Scarborough Rock V

Scarborough Rock V.  Fabric collage with couched cords and free-machine embroidery.  A2 in size.

My work can be seen at the following places or events:

Saturday 5th May - Monday 7th May 2018.

Open Studio during the Haxby & Wigginton Scarecrow Weekend.  Details to follow.


Friday 31st August - 24th September 2018.

Threading Through the Moors, a Diverse Threads Exhibition in the Inspired By Gallery at Danby, North York Moors visitor centre.


Email carol@fibredance.co.uk to arrange a visit to my studio in Wigginton near York.

Tree Bark

Free-machine embroidery of tree bark, about A4 in size.  Taken from a photograph of a tree in Moorlands Nature Reserve, Wigginton.



A rock.  Free-machine embroidery. Giving some thought on what to call it!

Slice of the Past II



Applique, hand and free-machine embroidery, quilted and sprinkled with chips of Peridot, Citrine and Rock crystal.  Private Collection.

Fibredancing: Brooches, Bracelets, Rings & Things.



Available only from the author.


Soft cover, 32 colour pages showing how to start making free-machine embroidered jewellery.  £9.50, post-free in the UK.  Email me to order - carol@fibredance.co.uk





Large free-machine embroidery of part of the sea wall in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

Original is for sale.


High quality Giclee prints available from the artist.





Free-machine embroidery inspired by The Luxor in Las Vegas.

Private Collection.

Slice of the Past III



Free-machine embroidery.  Exhibited at the Ferens Open 2017.

Private Collection.

House of Treasures



Free-machine embroidery inspired by The Treasure House in Beverley, East Yorkshire.




Small vessel with hand made decorative bead.

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