Events Listings Autumn 2014
October 4, 11-4
The Big Stitch at the Ashmolean Museum Oxford

A celebration of all things embroidered at this famous museum: talks, tours, workshops. To coincide with the splendid exhibition of historic English embroideries from the Feller Collection, the Embroiderers' Guild in organizing another Big Stitch event. Sue is pleased to present her 'Pop-up Studio', set in the beautiful space of the Cast Gallery, visitors will see demonstrations, 'work in progress' and a new embroidered work especially created for this unique event in the Ashmolean.

The Big Stitch is a Free Event.


The Eye of the Needle
English Embroideries from the Feller Collection
1 August - 12 October 2014

Booking essential on October 4:

Events Listings Spring & Summer 2014
March 20 - 23
'Fashioned with Stitch'
The embroidered art of Sue Rangeley

Fashion, Embroidery & Stitch at the N.E.C., Birmingham.

This year I have been invited to be a guest demonstrator on the Madeira stand; visitors will see an exciting array of machine embroideries using Madeira threads and water-soluble stabilizers.

Plus a chance to view my latest samples which I am creating for my 'Open Studio' exhibition in May. (Demonstrations: 10am - 4.30 daily).

'Fashion, Embroidery & Stitch' is a showcase for some of the UK'S finest textile arts; exhibition highlights include 'Les Miserables' Costumes by Paco Delado and exquisite Palestinian embroideries in the exhibit, 'A Palestinian Journey'.

Photo credit: Emily Gale

April 5
Pop-up Studio in Cambridgeshire

Embroiderers' Guild AGM
Wyboston Lakes, St Neots.

Demonstrations and exhibition of Sue's embroideries during the afternoon of April 5th. Visitors will be able to pop in to the studio set, see 'work in progress' and experience the creative world of a leading textile artist . A chance to view the latest samples and also see works from her book, 'Embroidered Originals, signed copies available from Sue at this event.

Photo credit:Michael Wicks

May 10,11,12,16,18
12 - 6 daily
'Open Studio' Exhibition

Charlbury, Oxfordshire

An exhibition in Sue's garden studio, featuring displays of botanical paintings, framed embroideries and 'works in progress'.

The show will include works from the collection created in 2013 for the 'Fashioned with Stitch' exhibition at The Silk Museum, Macclesfield.

This event is part of Oxfordshire Artweek 2014.

For more details and directions please email: or visit

August 18 - 20
Textile Workshop in the Cotswolds

Farncombe Estate, Gloucestershire

A two day textile masterclass with Sue, in the inspiring setting of the Farncombe Estate, near Broadway and Chipping Campden.

The workshop offers a dual focus of design inspiration together with in depth tuition on contemporary embroidery techniques.

Experience of free machine embroidery is useful for this class; a technical expert on sewing machines will also be assisting Sue during the class.

Full course information: design themes, booking forms and requirements list available from the end of February.

Fees: Full residential (individual ensuite rooms, all meals, refreshments from evening of 18th - afternoon of 20th) & tuition £310

A few non-residential places available £170 (includes lunches and refreshments)

Places: 12 - Now booking

To reserve a place please email:

Detail of embroidered
choker 2013.
Photo credit: Emily Gale.

Lectures 2014

Sue will be giving presentations to textile societies and embroiderers' guilds in Berkshire, Hampshire, Lancashire, Sunderland and Sussex during the summer and autumn.

If you would like to find out more about these talks please get in touch