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autobiography Bangladesh collaborative, commission consumerism crafts domestic embroidery Emily Davison engagement exhibition handmade identity India kantha, quilt recycle Rochdale signature sustainable text Touchstones

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US Exhibition

My  exhibition at the IQSC in Lincoln, Nebraska opens in September. It showcases several of my recent collaborative signature quilts alongside a selection from the Nebraska collection.  Research stems from a fellowship at the IQSC in 2010. Investigating and documenting these early cloths will not only  inform the new collaborations but help to shed light on this […]

Published: 6th November 2014
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Autumn 2014

On Sat Nov 1st I was a guest speaker at an event for “Pankhurst in the Park” in Alexandra Park, Manchester. It was the story of  Remembering Emily, a collaborative cloth I devised in 2013 with 100 participants to mark the centenary of the death of Emily Davison part of the 100Deeds initiative. I presented a paper […]

Published: 5th November 2014
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Please sign here

This is the latest collaborative signature project on display at Touchstones Gallery, Rochdale until March 2014.
The blog address is http://pleasesignhere.wordpress.com

Published: 9th October 2014
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Blackpool

A collaborative project with groups in Blackpool, made as a wedding gift for Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011. As much as celebration of Blackpool and its people as the royal event, the quilt brought many disparate people together in the making

Published: 30th November 2013
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Spring 2013

The Remembering Emily cloth petition will be displayed at the People’s History Museum on Sat 8th June as part of an event about EWD.
One of my kantha pieces has recently been acquired by the Denver Museum of Art for their new textile gallery.

Published: 9th June 2013
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Respect and Protect

Respect and Protect the World Aids Day Quilt is a handmade collaborative quilt made up of hundreds of red ribbons and cross stitches. It is now on permanent display at the Terrence Higgins Trust HQ in Grays Inn Rd in London.

Published: 8th May 2013
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British signature cloths

On holiday over the summer I came another embroidered signature cloth in Sturminster Newton in Dorset. It was made recently when the community hall was built.

Published: 23rd March 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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