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My creative practice is influenced primarily by my immediate surroundings; the landscape and stories entwined within it. I use my daily walks as an opportunity to savour experiences and note seasonal changes, the weather patterns, sights and sounds of the countryside where I live, which I then use as starting points for my stitched works.

I use repurposed fabrics, natural dyes and earth pigments in my work, making each piece unique and a celebration of the materials chosen, a chance to revel in the handmade, in the perfection of imperfection. Each piece is a marker of time, a celebration of the slow, deliberate marks made using just thread and needle.


Arts Council England, Developing Your Creative Practice grant, June 2022

'The Seekers' (based on the Vignettes Quilt pattern by Heidi Parkes), 3rd place, Handwork, QuiltCon, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, February 2022


'Samantha Boot: Garlick Lane art exhibition on show at St Mary's church Ashley',

Hampshire Chronicle (in print and online), August 2023;

'Stitched Memories', Spring issue  Art Quilting Studio magazine, March 2023;

'Samantha Boot: Stitch, Create, Make with needle and thread', Issue 13 The Digital Cloth eMagazine, October 2022;

‘Earn Your Stripes’, article, Stripes Issue / issue 16 Curated Quilts, July 2021;

‘Scavenger Hunt: Look to the Light’ (based on the pattern by Heidi Parkes), gallery quilt,

Covid Issue / issue 15 Curated Quilts, April 2021.

Selected Exhibitions


Spring Craft Collection, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, UK


Shape & Context, CAS Summer Exhibition, Andover, UK

On Garlick Lane  (Solo Exhibition), Ashley, Hampshire, UK

The Time Of Her Life III, The House Of Smalls (Dollhouse Gallery), Chipping Campden, UK

St Barbe Open, St Barbe Museum & Gallery, Lymington, UK


Reflections on Spirituality, online gallery,

 Textile Expressionism, online gallery,

Shadows, online exhibition, Tebbs Contemporary Art Gallery,

  Handwork category, QuiltCon, Phoenix, Arizona, USA


Broughton Village Artists, Hampshire Open Studios, UK

All of a Twitter, online exhibition,

Juried Memberships

Associate Artist, Chapel Arts Studio (CAS) November 2022 to present

Artist Member, ArtCan, November 2022 to present


BA (Hons) Textiles, 1994- 1997, Surrey Institute of Art and Design, Farnham, UK

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