Zara grew up in Weston-super-Mare where her creative mum inspired her to try a variety of crafts, this led her to pursue an education in the arts. After graduating in 2006 with a 2.1 BA (HONS) in textile design at Winchester school of art Zara worked as a technical instructor in printed textiles at Loughborough university.
During her time at Loughborough university Zara achieved an ‘Associate Fellowship’ in teaching at higher education. Having spent 10 years working at the university she made the decision to follow her dream and create a print studio for her own hand drawn printed textiles and to fulfil her passion for teaching others this wonderful craft.
Zara’s studio is based on the first floor of Worle florists, Weston-super-Mare.
Zara creates her own textile products selling at her studio, seasonal items available in the shop at Worle florists and a gift range at Fosse beads and friends in Frome.
Zara is a regular trader at the Sunday Clevedon market on the first Sunday of the month and attends other markets in the local area.
Zara teaches screen printing to groups of adults or children, individuals can book planned dates online. Zara caters for one to one tuition, private bookings; birthday (adult or child), hen, family parties or groups.
Zara can bring workshops to you, she has run several workshops, talks and demos from various locations send Zara a message to discuss.