b. 1928

A respected teacher of embroidery. I stayed in her home and she in mine on may occasions and a phone call takes place every January.

Responsible for the contacts which made it possible to stage

  • 1983 the first exhibition of British embroidery in Japan – Osaka and Tokyo
  • 1985 Twelve British Embroiderers Exhibition- Osaka and Tokyo
  • 1985 Publication Twelve British Embroiderers by Diana Springall published by Gakken Tokyo

Detailed diaries, catalogues and publication available for study.

 Reference to these years Diana Springall A Brave Eye by June Hill Chapter 8 Japan published by A & C Black in 2011