Friday, 18 December 2015

Kate's Plaice the Stichmongers opens tomorrow

I am so excited to be exhibiting my knitted and crocheted fish counter at The Cameron Contemporary Gallery  in Hove on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th. We are open for business from 10.30 am - 6.00 p.m p.m tomorrow and 12.00 - 5.00 pm Sunday. See you there!

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Sardines on Toast

Here is the perfect present if you have totally run out of unique ideas this Christmas. It is 2 knitted sequined sardines hand stitched onto a giclee print of a piece of buttered toast on a plate with knife and fork. I am  taking orders for these in the run up to christmas so get in touch asap if you would like to purchase one Measurements are 30cm x 30cm and is priced at £220.00 email or call 01273 671390 to place an order today.

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Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Kate's Plaice the Stitchmongers coming to Brighton 19th and 20th December

Once again I will be putting on my apron and trilby and exhibiting my entirely knitted and crocheted fish counter in Brighton on 19th and 20th December at The Cameron Contemporary Gallery, Second Avenue, Hove on 19th & 20th December so do come along and see it... as it won't be around for long! opens Saturday 19th December 10.00-6.00 Sunday 20th December  11.00-4.00

Monday, 7 December 2015

Tinned Squid

25cm x 21.5cm £250.00


Tinned Spam £250.00 25cm width x 21.5cm height

Aprons to buy

Limited edition aprons £20.00 each available from my exhibition "Kate's Plaice the Stitchmongers' click here to buy one embroidered logo with pockets (fish not included)

Sardine Santa Cards

click here to purchase

Squid in Ink

Squid in Ink £750.00 33.5cm width x 43.5 cm height

Cards available to buy

Lots of great cards available click on the link to purchase

My studio shop is open weekdays leading up to Christmas

There are still lots of shopping days left leading up to Christmas and here are some art pieces that are still available to buy
Sardines au Citron £250.00 25cm width x 21.5cm height

Seafood Platter £475.00 43cm x 43cm Giclee print of knife, fork, plate and lemon and garnish with 3d knitted prawns,sardines and mussels stitched on

Oysters with tabasco wool sauce £750.00 33.5cm width x 43.5cm height
 3d knitted sardines stitched onto  a giclee print of a fork, knife, plate and buttered toast 32.5cm x 32.5cm £220.00

Squid in Ink £750.00 33.5cm width x 43.5cm height 

Friday, 20 November 2015

Work available to buy

There are lots of framed tinned artwork pieces available to buy in the studio shop this week and they are all priced at £250.00 (add £10.00 for a courier delivery in the U.K or call studio for anywhere else in the world). They come in their own special 'Kate's Plaice the Stitchmongers' tote bag so are perfect for the unique Christmas gift. There's lots of different versions to choose from ranging from a tinned lobster to a tin of Abba Anchovies guaranteed to put a smile on anyone's face Christmas morning. If you are interested contact or call 01273 671390 to purchase today. The tinned artworks were part of my display from my recent installation 'Kate's Plaice the Stitchmongers' at The Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexander Palace and RDS Dublin.

Thursday, 19 November 2015

HOO-HA at Cardigan Studio Shop

There will be a special shopping event at the Cardigan Studio Shop from Thursday 3rd December until Sunday 6th December . I have teamed up with my very talented friends Sarah Arnett and Kim Hunt aka Modern Love and Lou Taylor and together we will be hosting a Christmas shopping experience like no other. Come and pay us a visit and buy gifts for your friends family and loved ones or just for yourself. It will be an uproarious commotion of Art and Design. We look forward to seeing you there.

Opening Times Thursday 3rd December 6.00 p.m preview till late 
                          Friday     4th December 10.00 a.m - 6.00 p.m 
                          Saturday  5th December 11.00 a.m - 6.00 p.m 
                          Sunday    6th December 11.00 a.m - 3.00 p.m

Monday, 9 November 2015

The Knitting and Stitching Show RDS Simmonscourt Dublin

I'm looking forward to setting up 'Kate's Plaice the Stitchmongers' in Dublin this week which opens on Thursday 12th - Sunday 15th November See you there !
for tickets go to

Monday, 2 November 2015

New Tins

Here is a view of my desk today. These are all new tins available to buy and are sold signed and framed in a white box frame as shown in this photograph. Please email or call the studio on 01273 671390 if you would like to purchase any of them. They are all priced at £250.00

Kate's Plaice the Stitchmongers is coming to Brighton !

For those of you who missed the Kate's Plaice The Stitchmongers in London last month and also those who are unable to come to Dublin here's some exciting news.... I will be exhibiting the fish counter at Cameron Contemporary Gallery, Second Avenue, Hove, East Sussex on Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th December

Opening times :  Saturday 19th December 10.30 - 6.00
                           Sunday 20th December   11.00 - 5.00

Kate's Plaice the Stitchmongers opens in Dublin next week

I just wanted to remind everyone that I will be putting on my apron as my exhibition 'Kate's Plaice The Stitchmongers' will be opening once again in Dublin at the Knitting and Stitching Show from 12th - 15th November Simmonscourt, RDS, Dublin. Tickets available here See you there !

Saturday, 31 October 2015

PechaKucha Good Grub Talks

I will be doing a brief presentation about my work on Sunday 22 November 2015 along with a variety of other speakers. To purchase tickets go to
'It will be an night of quick fire talks on fodder. From visual feasts to zero waste via foraging and fonts' See you there!

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Knowing me knowing ABBA.... as you have never seen them before

So here's ABBA in all their glory Björn, Benny, Agnetha & Anni-Frid. Please e-mail or call 01273 671390 to order one. They are sold signed and box framed and are £250.00. I'm taking orders for commissions now...

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Work in progress... Abba Grebbestads Ansjovis

I have just discovered these beautiful gold and bubblegum pink tins of anchovy style sprat fillets.  I think they may be my new favourite tin at the moment. If you would like to order one in time for Christmas do let me know. They are £250.00 each and are sold signed in a white box frame 25cm width x 22.5cm height please e-mail or call the studio on 01273 671390 to place an order. As the brand is named ABBA I felt compelled to create a special limited edition version of ABBA the famous swedish foursome featuring Benny, Björn, Frida and Agnetha immortalised in yarn as sprats in a tin (image to be posted soon)

Monday, 12 October 2015

'Kate's Plaice The Stitchmongers' exhibition at The Knitting and Stitching Show

So here are some images from last week as my fish counter installation finally opened at Alexander palace. The counter was greatly admired with thousands of people viewing it each day and hundreds of questions asked.
The top 3 questions most asked were as follows..

1. Question. How long did it take?
Answer. 9 months
2. Question. Why did you make it?
Answer. Why not
3. Question. Is your father a fisherman?
Answer. No

I had a fantastic week pretending to be a fish monger and will be doing it all again next month at The Knitting and Stitching Show, Simmonscourt,RDS, Dublin 12th-15th November 2015

In the meantime here are some images from the show

Friday, 2 October 2015

Waitrose Weekend Paper

As the countdown is now well underway for the opening of my exhibition 'Kate's Plaice The Stitchmongers' at the Knitting and Stitching show in Alexander Palace 7th-11th October I was delighted to be interviewed for Waitrose Weekend newspaper which is out today.

 Here are some of the Waitrose tinned sardines which are mentioned in my interview and are available to purchase from my fish shop exhibition at The Knitting and Stitching show Alexander Palace London 7th -11th October Each tin contains knitted sequined sardines and are sold framed 25cm width x 22cm height  signed and are £250.00 each

Monday, 14 September 2015

Kate's Plaice the Stitchmongers

Over the past year I have been busy working on an exhibition entitled 'Kate's Plaice the Stitchmongers'

Inspired by my love of seafood and all things fishy I have created an entire fish shop made entirely from wool, wit and sequins. This has been a major project and it will be making it's debut next month at Alexander Palace at The Knitting and Stitching show 7th- 11th October. It will then go on tour to Dublin at the RDS from 12th-15th November. If you wish to purchase tickets for either of these events go to and for Dublin go to

In the meantime here are a few images to whet your appetite...  

Sunday, 13 September 2015

Pilchards swimming in tomato sauce

This tin of pilchards has been making a bit of a splash today. It's available to buy and is £250.00 signed and framed. Please call 01273 671390 or e-mail if you wish to purchase.