You're welcome to pick your way through threads and stitches, but I'd be really grateful if you could be kind enough to refrain from pinning.
Tag Archives: story
A couple of bargain frames from the charity shop this week: I removed the bright red plastic gerberas before photographing them. Why on earth would anyone want a pair of unnaturally red gerberas in boxes on their wall? I’m composing … Continue reading
Sometimes known as bobbin net, or ‘bobbinet‘ as it seems to be spelled these days. It’s a curious fabric, and one that I’ve used in the foreground of ‘Perspective’: It’s made from cotton, and is very soft, almost weightless and … Continue reading
Thank you for the reassurance on the continuing cloth book. I thought I’d mention today how much compositional rearranging is necessary in the transition from paper to cloth. The pages of the paper version of this book are about 8″ … Continue reading
And the story goes on… The cut-out moon on the ‘stars’ page is covered with a very gauzy Japanese paper that has bits of gold and silver leaf embedded in it, so you can still see the moon from the … Continue reading
The story, if you remember, had only just begun (I believe this is the last page I showed here), and this is all one story, so would be best read in sequence. Here’s the next page: Gesso and acrylic paint/ink on layered … Continue reading
This is the cloth I made in Jude’s spirit cloth class that began on 15th June, made as a birthday gift for my mother. The cloth was safely delivered – and warmly received – into its new home today. It began … Continue reading
Some of you might think you know what this will be. Watch and wait a little longer, quietly please – no clues!
This book will be one continuous story, I think. This is the second double page spread; acrylics and gesso over ordnance survey map. The Mona Lisa stencil is something I made a few years ago. I’m thinking quite a lot … Continue reading
The first two pages: Layered papers with gesso and ink wash. Already I’m thinking of this as a cloth, stitched with layered fabrics.