A new touring exhibition that includes my work starts in Saltaire, Yorkshire this May bank holiday weekend.
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. […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org www.levenshulmefadfestival.com
The shared cloth made from the sewn names of children at Culler school is complete. Judy and Margrethe, volunteers at the museum, created quilts with the names from the two other schools, Goodrich and Dawes. This follows my September visit where, with help from staff at the IQSC, we worked on a stitch project with […]
This is the latest collaborative signature project on display at Touchstones Gallery, Rochdale until March 2014.
The blog address is http://pleasesignhere.wordpress.com
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, […]
This recent signature cloth marks the centenary of the death of Emily Wilding Davison at the Epsom Derby in June 1913 and pays homage to the banner on display in the Museum of London, made up of the sewn signatures of suffragettes imprisoned in Holloway in 1911. It is part of the www.100deeds.co.uk.
See my Remembering Emily post for background information. This cloth was part of the Wilding Festival on the 15th June at St George’s in Bloomsbury where Emily’s memorial service had been held. It was carried in the procession by her descendent and draped in the church where her coffin had stood 100 years ago. Thanks to Sarah Evans @ artwithaheart
A range of my collaborative signature cloths are shown in a textile exhibition Construct at Ruthin Craft Centre from April – July. It links to the forthcoming show I am curating at the IQSC in Lincoln, Nebraska from Sept 2014 – May 2015.
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