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
Themes: crafts embroidery engagement exhibition identity text
An early kantha quilt in the Whitworth collection – Sewing Seed – can be seen in their exhibition – The Gardener Digs in Another Time until 9th October. Rogue Studio Manchester open weekend 14th – 16th October – all welcome – our final one in the Chapeltown St venue My review of Hannah Leighton Boyce’s The […]
Published: 3rd September 2016
Themes: collaborative, crafts embroidery engagement exhibition handmade quilt Rochdale signature text
From 17th July til late Sept several new works can be seen in the Wit of the Stitch at Ruthin Craft Centre, North Wales curated by June Hill includes the work of several makers. One of my pieces is a new installation – an environmental stitched sampler celebrating the work of early Welsh poet […]
Published: 8th July 2016
Themes: autobiography embroidery handmade identity text
The shared cloth made from the sewn names of children at Culler Middle School, Lincoln, Nebraska is complete. It evolved into a “distance” and “close” collaboration following my visits to Nebraska their last year. With help from staff and volunteers at the IQSC, we worked with three local middle schools. The schools are home to […]
Published: 11th November 2015
Themes: collaborative, embroidery engagement handmade identity signature text
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
Themes: collaborative, embroidery identity quilt sustainable text
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 email@example.com www.levenshulmefadfestival.com
Published: 7th June 2015
Themes: collaborative, embroidery engagement handmade text
“Signature Cloths” at the IQSC in Lincoln, Nebraska opened in September. It showcases several of my recent collaborative signature quilts alongside a selection from the Nebraska collection.
Published: 4th May 2015
Themes: collaborative, embroidery engagement handmade identity quilt signature text
Until Feb 28th – A Patch work of Memories is showing in “On my Mother’s Knee” at Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery, Bangor, North Wales.
Published: 2nd February 2015
Themes: collaborative, crafts engagement exhibition quilt signature text
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: 8th November 2014
Themes: collaborative, commission embroidery engagement exhibition identity quilt Rochdale signature text Touchstones
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.
Published: 6th October 2014
Themes: collaborative, embroidery Emily Davison engagement signature text
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