Author Archives: The Proof Angel

About The Proof Angel

I am a freelance editor and proofreader, working with a wide range of clients from large companies to individuals. I can help you to communicate clearly by carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas get your message over. I also have a sideline in textiles, as The Rainbow Angel.

The four riders

Here is an interpretation by Dutch textile artist Flox den Hartog Jager of  the four horsemen of the Apocalypse, using cotton, organza, cotton and silk threadfs, inks and dye. It is on display at the National Centre for Craft and … Continue reading

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City skins

Here are some more pictures from my visit to the National Centre for Craft and Design in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. This time it is Eszter Bornemisza’s City Skins. From a distance, it looks a bit like a kimono. It is made from … Continue reading

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Ways of portraying landscapes in textiles

It is the last day of the East Yorkshire Embroidery Society’s exhibition Hopes and Dreams in Stitch, which is at Beverley Minster from 10am to 4pm. Today a collection of pictures showing some of the ways landscapes can be interpreted:

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Clive

This is Clive. I saw him on display at the National Centre for Craft and Design in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. He was made from of viscose, polyester wadding, plastic pellets and cotton by Daisy Collingridge. Isn’t it amazing how much detail … Continue reading

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The EYES Rainbow banner

Here is another group project from the East Yorkshire Embroidery Society’s exhibition Hopes and Dreams in Stitch, which is at Beverley Minster from 10am to 4pm every day until 10th May. Participants were given a square of fabric, and asked … Continue reading

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Flowers at the EYES exhibition in Beverley

More from the East Yorkshire Embroidery Society’s 2019 exhibition Hopes and Dreams in Stitch, which is at Beverley Minster from 10am to 4pm every day until 10th May. Today a collection of pictures showing some of the ways landscapes can be … Continue reading

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Follow the Thread exhibition in Glasgow

If you are in Glasgow before 27th May 2019, this exhibition from the Glasgow University Archives looks good. They have illustrations of Victorian evening gowns, swatches of Edwardian fabrics, and catalogues full of designs fit for a 1920s flapper girl … Continue reading

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Pot of gold

Here is part 3 of my series of posts from the East Yorkshire Embroidery Society’s 2019 exhibition, Hopes and Dreams in Stitch, which is at Beverley Minster from 10am to 4pm every day until 10th May. Today’s pictures show the … Continue reading

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A view of Beverley

This textile view of Beverley is the result of a group project by members of the East Yorkshire Embroidery Society. It is on exhibition as part of Hopes and Dreams in Stitch, which is at Beverley Minster from 10am to … Continue reading

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The East Yorkshire Embroidery Society’s 2019 exhibition

Yesterday, I dropped in to see the East Yorkshire Embroidery Society’s (EYES) 2019 exhibition Hopes and Dreams in Stitch, which is at Beverley Minster from 10am to 4pm every day until 10th May. They have all manner of things on display, … Continue reading

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