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Louise Asher

Louise Asher is crowdfunding

raised of £150 target by 104 supporters

Weʼre raising £150 to contribution towards material cost for the “Isolation Story” community project

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Same sea, Different boat-

Our Isolation Story

the yard:ARTspace, Hope & Elvis and Littleheath Barn Studio

Are proud to present a collaborative project which celebrates out creativity in a time of unexpected crisis

It has been hard to find our creativity during lock down; we are all in the same sea but not necessarily the same boat!

We have all experienced the Covid pandemic in very different ways and Louise, Liske and Sue want to invite you to take part in an exciting combined project. The plan is to create a printed/stitched fabric quilt that explores your individual experiences, thoughts & emotions

collectively about your time in lock down.

Become part of a bigger picture.

All of your work will be made into an amazing quilt, which will showcase beautifully your individual response to the global pandemic.

The final piece will be displayed in various locations (dates and locations TBA)

The Project

•​Make a simple collagraph plate, 10cms x 10cms, using the instructions at These instructions have been put together especially for those who have never made a collagraph plate before. Express your lock down experience, figuratively or as an abstract.

•​Put your name, address and email on the back of the completed collagraph plate and together with a SAE post it to:-

Sue Brown.

the yard:ARTspace,

Upper Bath Street,

Cheltenham, GL50 2AU

Your collagraph plate must be with Sue by 12 June.

•​It will be inked up and printed on fabric for you in Prussian blue.

•​Sent back to you for stitching and embellishing.

•​Return finished square to Sue at the yard:ARTspace by 3 July, where Louise, Liske and Sue will join everything together.


•​Create a stitched, collage using only natural fabrics, embroider hand or machine as much as you like, expressing your lock down experience, figuratively or as an abstract.

• Please make the image size 10cm x 10cm on a piece of fabric 15cm x 15cm so it will fit the other squares to make the quilt.

•​Send your completed square to Sue at the yard:ARTspace, address above, by 3 July where Louise, Liske and Sue will join everything together.

If you would like to take part could you please e-mail as soon as possible so we know how many collagraph plates and stitched squares to expect

Although this project is not in any way about profit, to help towards printing cost etc we have set up a just giving page to enable (if you wish) to make a small donation i.e £3 this is by no means compulsory

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  • Louise Asher2 months ago
    Louise Asher

    Louise Asher

    2 months ago

    Hi All, firstly a MASSIVE THANK YOU for all your kind words of support and your generous donations the response to the project has been overwhelming and your images are truly amazing. Sue is beavering away getting all you plates printed so we can get them back to you for stitching (the postman is delivering bundles each day!!!) We have some exciting plans the pipeline for the quilt once completed, as soon as we are able we will share them with you until then happy stitching & Thanks again Louise , Sue & Liske

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  • Anna Pye

    Anna Pye

    Aug 1, 2020

    Thankyou for this great project.


  • Anonymous


    Jul 29, 2020

  • Heather Fiona Martin

    Heather Fiona Martin

    Jul 27, 2020

    Thank you Sue for your generosity sharing your knowledge on how to make a collagraph plate and your time and energy pulling everybody's works together. You're a great Captain!


  • Emma Pack

    Emma Pack

    Jul 20, 2020

    Such a wonderful project...loved being a little stitched square part of it xx


  • Don McC

    Don McC

    Jul 18, 2020

    Well done everyone - fabulous project - good luck with the sewing!!


  • Suzanne Britton

    Suzanne Britton

    Jul 18, 2020


  • Sue Luke

    Sue Luke

    Jul 16, 2020

    Thanks to you, Liske and Sue for coordinating this wonderful project. Can’t wait to see the finished quilt!


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