Signature Cloths

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Who Cares?

This was a collaboration with the Whitworth art Gallery as part of the Who Cares Exhibition around mental health awareness.

Published: 12th November 2013
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Robin Hoods Bay

Whilst staying in Robin Hoods Bay on the Yorkshire coast, I visited for the first time, the small museum; There before my eyes a beautiful signature cloth pinned to the wall.

Published: 30th September 2013
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2012

A busy year with three major conference presentations in Delhi, Liverpool and Virginia. The last was “From Bengal to Baltimore” a quilt conference in Williamsburg, Virginia.
My article on the signature quilts research appeared in the May/June issue of Selvedge Magazine.

Published: 17th March 2013
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Sreepur Village

This is a signature project with Sreepur Village in Bangladesh and trustee Ruby Porter. The finished cloth is backed with a simple modern kantha also from Bangladesh and joined with lace old and new.

Published: 10th February 2013
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Who do you think you are?

“Who do you think you are? is made up from “pretend” signatures of facebook Setteringtons. Varying handwriting styles and identities are still evident and like facebook itself, what we see on the surface is not always what is really going on underneath.

Published: 21st January 2013
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Who Cares 2

A collaboration with artisans in Ahmedabad, following the signature theme. Lynn asked makers to sign and stitch their names onto a cloth. The signatures are arranged to read Who Cares, however a spelling mistake means the lettering comes out as Woh cares?

Published: 6th April 2012
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