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Spring 2017

A new large scale commission Sew Near – Sew Far begins soon – working with the Bronte Museum in Haworth. Work from Kotha and Kantha – the Bangladeshi Women’s Memoir Project, in conjunction with the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Educational Trust, can be seen touring local North West libraries in the spring of 2017.  https://mmuspecialcollections.wordpress.com/2017/06/29/kotha-and-kantha/ A […]

Published: 20th July 2017
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Sew Near -Sew Far

The new collaboration Sew Near – Sew Far with the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth began in July and the resulting major new artwork will go on display along the Brontë Way from 1st October. You are warmly invited to the launch of the project, which will take place at the Old School Room in […]

Published: 19th July 2017
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Threads of Identity

        This project funded by the HEFCE National Networks for Collaborative Outreach (NNCO) explores on new forms of expression with a group of 15 boys at Burnage Academy in Manchester. The initiative in conjunction with the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Educational Trust worked with boys aged twelve and thirteen –  the same age as Ahmed Iqbal, a former […]

Published: 15th February 2017
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Summer 2016

New work can be seen in two exhibitions this summer. One quilt ‘Dulwich Mum’ is on display in Making Spaces  – the 62 Group Exhibition at Macclesfield Silk Museum. From 17th July several new works can also be seen in the Wit of the Stitch at Ruthin Craft Centre, North Wales. Kotha and Kantha – […]

Published: 3rd October 2016
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Kotha and Kantha

   From May to July I worked on a project supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. The Bangladeshi Women’s Memoir Project combines the work of writer Dipali Das a group of local Bangladeshi women and the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust in Manchester Central Library. My role was to work with the group […]

Published: 8th July 2016
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Robin Hood’s Bay

  In June I returned to the North Yorkshire Coast to give a talk to the local history society about my research into the local signature cloth housed in the small museum in Bay. During this visit I am also running a small stitch workshop with the local primary school in Fylingthorpe in order that the […]

Published: 30th June 2016

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Autumn 2015

Lynn has presented papers on her stitch-based research in conferences around Britain this Sept – Material Culture in Action at Glasgow School of Art followed by Making Futures in Plymouth. As part of Rural Crafts Re-Imagined Lynn will be in Cockermouth for weekend workshops 3-4th Oct Also in conjunction with Art Textiles at the Whitworth Art […]

Published: 15th September 2015

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Tatton Park

A deck chair customised as part of Manchester School of Art’s stand at the RHS flower show at Tatton Park in July. It was sewn on the day the budget was announced by Tatton MP George Osbourne and  questions  Martin Bell, the former MP for Tatton – where are you?

Published: 1st September 2015

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Summer 2015

We are holding an open studio at Rogue in Manchester July 9-11th  to coincide with MIF www.rogueartistsstudios.co.uk. All welcome – private view friday 9th 6-8pm My work can be seen in the Art of Bereavement at the Crafts Centre, Farnham until the end of May,  an exhibition related to the conference on the 15th May. […]

Published: 30th June 2015
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Levenshulme

My new embroidered tablecloth will be part of the Levenshulme Food and Drink Festival in South Manchester. The event runs from  June 12th -21st culminating in the picnic in the park and the community tablecloth extravaganza. Information on how to sew your own can be found on the website or email lfadfest@gmail.com www.levenshulmefadfestival.com

Published: 7th June 2015
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