Gallery

 

Lady Sieve

Hand embroidery on a vintage sieve using vintage threads.

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Greyscale

A zoomed in section of a rose interpreted in hand emroidery.

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Grass Roots

Hand and machine embroidery on fabric naturally dyed with grass. Exploring different types of grasses and also grass root movements.

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Logwood

Hand and machine embroidery on fabric naturally dyed with logwood. Logwood explores the origin and use of this tree as a dye for fabric.  Logwood has spiky branches which are depicted in stitch, as is its journey by ship from Brazil.  The cloth dyed with Logwood was often made into dresses for ladies of upper classes and the lacings with which these dresses would have been fastened with are also depicted.  The colours of the inner tree are prevalent within the work.

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Moody Sea

Hand and machine emboidery on dyed fabrics depicting a stormy sea.

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Bee

Hand embroidered bee using Victorian Tufting from the night gown piece of work exhibited in the Year at the Museum exhibition

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