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.


I will be holding a number of workshops in my studio in Wigginton, near York during August.  If you are interested in any of them, please email for full details.  Cost is usually £15 for half day, £30 full day, but does not include materials.  Class size is usually limited to 6 students.

Tuesday 8th August.  Introduction to Free-machine embroidery.  A Basic class for beginners.  Half day 09.30 - 12.30.  

Wednesday 9th August.  Cord Vessels.  Suitable for progressing beginners and intermediate skills.  Full day 09.30 - 4pm.

Friday 11th August.  Brooches.  Suitable for progressing beginners and intermediate skills.  Full day 09.30 - 4pm.

Saturday 12th August.  Set in Stone.  Intermediate to advanced skill levels.  Full day 09.30 - 4pm.


Further dates - subjects to be arranged.

Tuesday 22nd August.

Wednesday 23rd August.

Friday 25th August.

Saturday 26th August.


Geode.  Free-machine embroidery.


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.

Slice of the Past III

Free-machine embroidery.

Private Collection.


Multi-tiered necklace with matching earrings.  Made with beads created from scrap fabric and exhibited at Wearable Expressions 2017.

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

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


Kunsthuis Summer Open Exhibition, Crayke, N Yorkshire. 17th June - 20th August 2017.


Art in the Pen 22nd & 23rd July 2017. Thirsk Auction Mart, Thirsk Rural Business Estate, Blakey Lane, YO7 3AB

House of Treasures

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

Small vessel with hand made decorative bead.


More Vessels on show at Blossom Street Gallery, York.

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


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