Check out the amazing photography of Jerome Lobato. I love how he captures line within his work....so elegent and beautiful!
Tuesday, 16 August 2011
Very exciting that this week my work has gone into the window exhibition at the Totnes Costume Museum. The theme is 'Innovation with Fibres' and it shows some of my latest handwoven scarves that are made using a clever combination of fibres that collapse to create heavily textured fabrics.
Tuesday, 26 July 2011
Sebastian Cox http://www.sebastiancox.co.uk/
Orawee Choedamphai http://www.orawee.com/
Deryn Relph http://www.derynrelph.co.uk/
Ashleigh Ward http://www.iamfishboy.co.uk/
Thursday, 19 May 2011
As part of a new direction for my weaving I decided to learn some traditional upholstery techniques so that I can apply my work to furniture. I spent a week with Richard and Sonja Hooper who run Tresithick Upholstery Training at Granpound near Truro. I had such a brilliant week where I learnt how to strip down the old fabric and stuffing from a chair so that I could start from the bare frame to rebuild and upholster the chair using traditional methods. I really suprised me how many layers are used and how time consuming it is to build up a firm and even seat. Here are some of the pictures of me at work: