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Nine days a week

Another collection of pictures from the National Centre for Craft and Design in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. This time it is Nine days a week by Jane McKeating, a project based on found handkerchiefs, using a mixture of fibres and pigments.

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Rolling out a carpet for hope

Here is more from the National Centre for Craft and Design in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. This installation by Sian Martin was inspired by a project to re-hydrate the desert in Africa, where they plant a corridor of saplings to draw water … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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