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E17 Art Trail 2019

March 27, 2019

This June, alongside fellow artists and craftspeople across the borough, I will be participating in the 14th annual E17 Arts Trail. Returning to E17 Craftworks with a new exhibition, running from 1st - 16th June, there will be an opening celebration on Saturday 1st, to which everyone is welcome. 

Exhibition at Craftworks

February 11, 2019

I am delighted to be the first featured artist in a new creative space for kids & adults in Walthamstow. E17 Craftworks offers ceramic painting & creative workshops and serves coffee/craft beer/wine. My work will adorn their walls until the end of this month and I'll also be there teaching a Tunisian crochet workshop for beginners (see previous post).

Beginners Tunisian Crochet Workshop

February 11, 2019

Jess will be at E17 Craftworks on the evening of the 20th February to teach you how to make some beautiful wrist warmers using just two Tunisian stitches. The workshop is for two hours and includes a drink at the bar.

The Landlocked Thalassophile

January 21, 2019

You can now find my work for sale on Folksy, under the moniker 'The Landlocked Thalassophile'. Click on the 'SHOP' tab to take a look.

Exhibition and Pop-up shop

November 23, 2018

Very excited to be back at LoW next month with my sea-inspired textiles and driftwood crochet hooks. Do stop by if you're in London between 10th and 16th December, perfect Christmas shopping opportunity...

Exhibition news

October 14, 2018

I have two pieces of work in the upcoming exhibition 'oh motHER', organised by Spilt Milk Gallery. Spilt Milk is an artist-led collective promoting the work of artists who are also mothers. The exhibition is in Edinburgh and runs from 27th October to 5th November. Do let me know if you go and see it because as ever, I'm stuck in the city...

Become a patron

April 25, 2018

I have set up a page on the Patreon website for those interested in becoming a patron of my work. In return I am offering exclusive content via the Patreon website, discounts, beach cleans and more. Take a look at my page for further information.

Easter

April 15, 2018

I've just returned from an Easter break in Cornwall, where I visited my favourite beach and gathered up a load more driftwood. You can check out pictures in my Instagram feed: https://www.instagram.com/jess_rippengale/

Pop-up shop!

March 10, 2018

 I'm having a little pop-up shop at Locus of Walthamstow from 25th - 27th March. As well as selling my wares, I'll be running a crochet surgery where you can come along with your troublesome projects and I'll help you get them back on track.

Locus of Walthamstow

1 Chingford Road

Walthamstow

E17 4PW

Tunisian crochet for beginners

February 28, 2018

There are a couple of places left on my beginner's Tunisian crochet workshop starting next Tuesday evening (March 6th):

Whether you’re a seasoned granny square pro looking for a new challenge, or you’ve never even picked up a hook, this course will show you how to get started with crocheting in the Tunisian style by creating a soft, chunky scarf.

This is a six hour course run over four Tuesday evenings. Hooks, luxury yarn, tea and cake all provided.

Interview with The Old Mortuary

January 08, 2018

Here I am, talking about my homeland-and-sea 

Happy Christmas!

December 12, 2017

I want to welcome you all to my new Etsy shop by giving you a mulled 15% discount and frosty free delivery on all orders placed before December 20th. Happy Christmas everyone!

Etsy shop now open!

December 06, 2017

Like what I make? I've just managed to achieve the new year's resolution I made in January to have opened an online shop by the end of this year. Take a peek - I'll be adding more items soon.

Stonesthrow Market

November 16, 2017

I'll be selling Tunisian crochet snoods and my new DIY Tunisian crochet kits here on Saturday November 25th, 11am -4pm. 

E17 Designers Market

November 02, 2017

This Sunday I'll be selling at the E17 Designers Winter Market. Now that Halloween's over, you can legitimately start your Christmas shopping...

New workshop dates!

October 02, 2017

Granny looking tired? Take her to Tunisia!

Learn to crochet the Tunisian way. Whether you’re a seasoned granny square pro looking for a new challenge, or you’ve never even picked up a hook, this course will show you how to get started with crocheting in the Tunisian style by creating a soft, chunky scarf.

This is a six hour course run over two Saturday afternoons:

4th and 11th November from 2-5pm.

Hooks, luxury yarn, tea and cake all provided.

Workshop

September 07, 2017

Granny looking tired? Take her to Tunisia!

Learn to crochet the Tunisian way. Whether you’re a seasoned granny square pro looking for a new challenge, or you’ve never even picked up a hook, this course will show you how to get started with crocheting in the Tunisian style by creating a soft, chunky scarf.

This is a six hour course run over two Saturday afternoons:

30th September and 7th October from 2pm - 5pm.
Materials provided

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