Category Archives: Textiles

Fused glass

Here are a couple of works in fused glass caught my eye when I was at the National Centre for Craft and Design in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. I went to see the textile exhibitions, but these little gems just need sharing. … Continue reading

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Exhibition of ecclesiastical textiles

At some point fairly soon, I’m off to see this exhibition  about Dame Werburg Welch‘s work. It is on until 29th June 2019 in Durham, so if you get there first, let me know what you think…

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When waves collide

Today’s post is another collection of pictures from my trip to the National Centre for Craft and Design in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. This represents most of a room full of woven hangings on the theme When waves collide, hand woven in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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