Anne Riches

Anne taught at Eastleigh college teaching City and Guilds before moving to France and teaching residential Textile Workshops in French and English. Since returning to England in 2011, Anne has taught workshops and exhibited in a number of exhibitions.

Anne uses inspiration from her photographs in UK and abroad, and uses many printing methods to achieve small quilts and wall hangings.  Her methods include screenprinting, using silk screens and thermofax screens of her own manipulated photos, monoprinting and printing and dyeing. All small quilts and hangings are completed using free machine embroidery and quilting.

Anne has a number of formal qualifications including C&G Embroidery and Patchwork and the C&G Teaching Certificate, Parts 1 & 2 and C&G Patchwork and Quilting Part 2. She is also a member of the Quilters Guild of the British Isles and the Contemporary Quilters Guild. Anne works towards exhibitions and commissions.