Turtle Jacket

Turtle Jacket embroidered by ELTA participants, designed and made by Sonia Tuttiett and photographed by Frederic Landes

ELTA moves to School 360

This term we have begun our residency

at School 360, Sugar House Island,

Stratford E15 2RB

with funding from

Awards for All and Local Connections Fund

to teach classes:

   Children's crafts (4 - 5 year olds )

3.30 - 5 pm Tuesdays

Adult Textiles: Rag rug making and other textile techniques  

9 - 11.30 am Fridays

  Adults with learning disabilities,

Stratford Library on 1- 3 pm Tuesdays

for more information go to ABOUT page.



East London Textile Arts (ELTA) is a collective running participatory textile projects in Newham, East London. We work with diverse groups of all abilities on a long term developmental basis building a wide range of skills within communities.

We create striking artworks and sell our cards, decorated papers and printed fabrics at open days and craft shops in East London. We work with adults with learning disabilities, and we collaborate with visiting artists while training unemployed young people. 

​Information about weekly classes can be found here. All are welcome, from beginners to highly skilled.

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Come to in-person classes



10.30 - 1 pm

Little Ilford Baptist Church,

Sheringham Avenue E12 5PA

River Roding Project


To join phone  07985993191


or email elta.textiles@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you!





ELTA Open Day

at The Art Workers Guild

6 Queens Square. London WC1 3AT

come and join  a day of

Embroidery and Textiles

11 - 3 pm 27 October

book a place email 0798 599 3191

Evening Lecture

27 October 7 pm

Three Guild exhibitions:

Paintings by Edmund Fairfax-Lucy,

Glass engraving by Josephine Harris Costumes and Textiles: Kalila wa Dimna,

by East London Textile Arts

ALL Welcome