Marion Curtis
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Jewellery Fair, Great Chesterford
10 Nov 2018 -
10:00 to 16:00
Christmas Jewellery Fair in Great Chesterford, Saturday 10th November
Jewellery Fair, Great Chesterford
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Marion Curtis-Winter Open Studio 9 David Street Cambridge
Marion Curtis-Winter Open Studio 9 David Street Cambridge
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The Woodyard Group Christmas Open Studios 2017
Repeats every day until Sun Dec 10 2017.
9 Dec 2017 -
11:00 to 18:00
The Woodyard is hosting an Open Studios at 38 Cheddars Lane, Cambridge CB5 8LD
The Woodyard Group Christmas Open Studios 2017
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Christmas Open Studios with Mill Road Winter Fair
Repeats every day until Sun Dec 03 2017.
2 Dec 2017 -
10:30 to 17:00
Open Studios Artists Near Mill Road Join in the Winter Fair
Christmas Open Studios with Mill Road Winter Fair
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July Open Studios

Cambridge Open Studios 2019
Cambridge Open Studios 2019
Cambridge Open Studios 2018
Cambridge Open Studios 2018
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News

Cambridge Quilters Exhibition 5-7th October
Showcasing members work from the past three years. Activities for all.
Cambridge Quilters Exhibition 5-7th October
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Private View at Michaelhouse Centre
Kaleidoscope-a textiles exhibition being held at Michaelhouse Centre on Trinity Street, Cambridge. All welcome to the private view on Wednesday 11th April 6.30-8.30pm. Features the work of two COS members and other artists from across the Eastern Region. Exhibition open every day (except Sunday) until April 21st.
Private View at Michaelhouse Centre
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Winter Open Studio at the Woodyard Cheddards Lane
For this weekend only from 11am - 6pm Seven COS artists exhibit at the Woodyard on Cheddards Lane, near Tesco on Newmarket Road, Cambridge. Click on the header for the list of artists
Winter Open Studio at the Woodyard Cheddards Lane
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Open Studios at the Mill Road Winter Fair
Open Studios at the Mill Road Winter Fair on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December. Click for details
Open Studios at the Mill Road Winter Fair
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TEXTILES EAST FAIR SWAVESEY VILLAGE COLLEGE CB24 4RS
Textiles East Fair opens on Friday 17th February through to Saturday 18th. Lots to interest textiles artists and crafters alongside an exhibition called Diversity by the Eastern Region Textiles Forum.
TEXTILES EAST FAIR SWAVESEY VILLAGE COLLEGE CB24 4RS
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Stapleford Craft Fair this coming Sunday
Stapleford Craft Fair this coming Sunday-open from 11am until 4pm. Lots of lovely gifts for Christmas and refreshments provided by the Gog Magog Farm Shop.
Stapleford Craft Fair this coming Sunday
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Cambridge Quilters sale this Saturday
Cambridge Quilters are holding a sale of work with a charity raffle at Granchester Village Hall on Saturday 12th November. 10am until 4pm. Lots of lovely textiles items to buy or win!
Cambridge Quilters sale this Saturday
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Auction of all COS artists' hearts at Arthur Rank Hospice 4pm Sunday 6th November
Auction of all COS artists' hearts at Arthur Rank Hospice  4pm Sunday 6th November
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Queen's Market at Cambridge Community Church
COME TO THE CAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH (C3) SUMMER MARKET NEAR SAINSBURY'S COLDHAMS LANE
Queen's Market at Cambridge Community Church
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New Members meeting at Girton College
Lovely to see so many new members last Friday - what a great evening.
New Members meeting at Girton College
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Hearts for the Arthur Rank Hospice Appeal
I've made my heart! Click to read more...
Hearts for the Arthur Rank Hospice Appeal
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Christmas Market at Cambridge Community Centre (C3)
Christmas Market at Cambridge Community Centre (C3) 14th November 12 noon until 8pm.
Christmas Market at Cambridge Community Centre (C3)
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Cambridge Quilters Exhibition
Cambridge Quilters Exhibition at the David Rayner Centre, Scotsdales Garden Centre.
Cambridge Quilters Exhibition
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Festival of Textiles Denny Abbey
Eastern Region Textiles Forum forthcoming exhibition at The Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey
Festival of Textiles Denny Abbey
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Textiles In Focus
Exhibition entitled 'Diversity' is part of Textiles In Focus to be held at Cottenham Village College. Friday 20th February until Sunday 22nd (10am until 5pm, 4pm on Sunday)
Textiles In Focus
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jewellery and modern quilting
Silver jewellery using pearls, semi precious stones and crystals. Modern Quilts: using bold colours designing with positive and negative space.
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Weaving and bobbin lace were early passions but in the last few years I have been inspired to explore colour and texture in patchwork and quilting. I soon tired of using printed fabrics and moved towards what is known as Modern Quilting. Hard to define but Modern Quilters tend to experiment, often taking a traditional block or pattern and experiment to make something fresh. Like many Modern Quilters I love using plain or solid colours and I will improvise from a starting point until I achieve my vision.  Sometimes I include quite contemporary prints and play around with positive and negative space. I love geometric designs and the work of Bridget Riley. Modern Quilts are the updating of classic designs for the 21st Century. 

My second passion in life is making jewellery. I love pearls, crystals and semi precious stones. I only make earrings and necklaces that I would like to wear myself. Classic, unfussy pieces that can be worn day or night. Generally I work with sterling silver but on occasion, gold too. 

I am proud to be membership secretary for COS dealing with all membership issues and communications.  I am also  an active member of Cambridge Quilters and recently started to blog about my creative work.  marioncurtis.blogspot.co.uk

The artist in her studio

Small quilted wall hanging

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