From Ellie's Hand



Crochet Taster Session 21 April @ 1.30 – 4.30 pm

Paint Patches and Pearls  

113 Murray Street, Montrose, DD10 8JQ

Please check out my blog page for more details.


Exploring Crochet – Harris Academy evening classes

26 April to 28 June

Enrolment EveningWednesday 19 April 6-7.30 pm

Demystifying and learning specialist forms of crochet. Learn the basics of Tunisian, broomstick and hairpin crochet over 10 weeks.

What are Broomstick, Hairpin, Tricot/ Afghan/ Tunisian crochet? Three workshops giving a short introductions to these forms which are easy to learn, whether you are a complete beginner to crochet or already know how to.  Left-handers welcome.  Enrolment evening 19 April, 6-7.30 pm.


Alyth Creates a 3-day festival 26 – 28 May

WORKSHOPS! Ever wanted to crochet and no idea how to start? Or do you know the basics and want to learn different techniques..? Contemporary crochet artist and tutor, Ellie Fiddes is running a series of workshops through Fri, Sat & Sun 26-28 May at the Alyth Festival. Each day there is a beginners workshop 10am – 2pm, advanced in the afternoon 2pm – 4pm. She caters for left-handers. £10 per class.

BEGINNERS each day 10.00 am

Fri 2.00 pm – BROOMSTICK CROCHET Worked on a broomstick! This simple method creates loose fabric which has many uses. Why not start with a simple scarf?
Sat 2.00pm – HAIRPIN CROCHET Traditionally made on a shell hairpin this work grows quickly.
Sunday pm – AFGHAN CROCHET Working on an elongated hook this work sits somewhere between knitting and crochet. Quick and easy to learn, produces fabric from firm to lacy.
Contact Ellie on 01307 466354 to book.

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9 – 17 September 

I will be exhibiting and delivering workshops at Hallgreen Castle, InverBervie during NEOS.  More details to follow. In meantime see NEOS website for more details

Work on permanent display

SOIL WATER LIGHT copySoil, Water, Light – a tryptich depicting elements of education – is located within Angus College.  You can view  this on

Davidson Legacy Official Opening 14 July  2012

I presented my work inspired by the Davidson family – and Harley Davidsons – at the official opening of the Cottage. journey - (mixed media)

For further details  of the  Davidson Legacy visit

NEOS North East Open Studios Sat 21 -Sun 29 September 2013

I will be exhibiting at Hallgreen Castle, Inverbervie as part of the Mavericks Art Craft Group


NEOS North East Open Studios 15 – 23 September 2012

I exhibited as a member of the Mavericks Art Craft Group at Hallgreen Castle Inverbervie.

Angus Open Studios 24-28 May 2012

I exhibited as a member of Mavericks Art Craft Group  at Ebeneezer Hall, Southesk Street Brechin DD9 6DZ

The Meffan winter exhibition 2011

“From the Smiddy” exhibited from 26 November to 31 December 2011 at the Meffan, 20 West High Street, Forfar DD8 1BB

September 10th – 18th  2011  

NEOS Hallgreen Castle King David Drive Inverbervie DD10 0PE


The Mavericks Art Craft Group is a non-profit organisation aiming to promote and encourage‚ support and enable local artists working in a variety of different media ranging from the traditional‚ to that of the digital age within the support network of a community group. Work includes prints‚ paintings‚ sculpture‚ photography‚ metalwork‚ jewellery‚ textiles and more‚ from both professional and amateur artists.

26 – 30 May 2011
Angus Open Studios

I exhibited work as a member of The Mavericks Art Craft Group at the Southesk Inn, Wharf Street Montrose

5 – 9 May 2011

HND End of Year show
Dundee College

8 – 18 April 2011

Hallgreen Castle, Inververvie
A joint exhibition with Landscape Painter Jonathan Mitchell and Photographer Jan Holm.

The Meffan winter exhibition 2010

“From the  Eagle’s Eye” exhibited from 26 November to 31 December 2011 at the Meffan, 20 West High Street, Forfar DD8 1BB

24 April – 1 May 2010

HNC End of year show  Angus College


One response

  1. Robert Fergusson

    Dear Ellie,
    just e-miling to make sure everything went OK today setting up, let me know


    April 7, 2011 at 6:39 pm

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