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British Signature Cloths

This is a WWI fundraiser made in North Wales, now in St Fagan’s folk museum, Cardiff. Signature Cloths and quilts have been discovered in collections around Britain since I began researching into this subject in 2010. I have unearthed examples in museums ranging from Beamish in County Durham, the Quilters Guild in York, the Moravian […]

Published: 17th April 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

   The project Kotha and Kantha ran from May to July 2016 and was  supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. It brought together a group of local Bangladeshi women and the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust in Manchester Central Library. My role was to develop stitched-based responses related to the women’s lives, […]

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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Sow Sew

An exhibition took place over the summer celebrating flax grown locally on waste ground in Manchester and turned into cloth and yarn. Myself and some Textiles In Practice students experimented with the material using print, knit stitch and weave processes. A number of other artists and makers are also involved. The exhibition ends in Sept, […]

Published: 3rd November 2014
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Made for Manchester

The new bags from Ahmedabad were display at the Craft Centre in Manchester as part of the Asian Triennial in the autumn. They are made from khadi cloth, woven according to Ghandi’s principals. Khadi is a movement started by Gandhi and aimed at boycotting foreign goods and promoting Indian goods, thereby improving India’s economy.

Published: 20th December 2013
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