I’m pleased to announce that ‘Bound: Part 1” is on display at the Open Door, Food Glorious Food Exhibition in Berkhamsted from 7th – 18th September 2021. Free entry. For more information please follow this link. This is the fourth Open Door exhibition I’ve taken part in. To read more about this piece please check out a previous post.
For generations women have been bound to the home and a life of domesticity. This piece is a celebration of the tools of their trade. Beautiful Skyline products manufactured in the Lancashire town of Burnley, well-worn wooden spoons and unusual utensils. Each piece tells a story through the imperfections, scars and dents it has collected through use. Artwork is mounted onto a cotton tea-towel woven in Quarry Bank Mill . Size 31 x 38 cm. Vintage kitchen utensils, hand bound with vintage crochet and Sylko threads.
I’m pleased to announce that ‘Dorset Button – Study 2’ is on display at the Open Door Textiles Exhibition in Berkhamsted from 13th July – 7th August 2021. Free entry. For more information please follow this link. This is the third Open Door exhibition I’ve taken part in. To read more about this piece please check out a previous post.
Do you fancy contributing to a wonderful textile project? The Heimat or Home Project was founded by Swiss artist Kathrin Stalder several years ago. It’s an ongoing project and anyone can take part. Kathrin is inviting YOU to get involved and be a part of the art!
“The artwork is a beautiful fabric house which is a constant work-in-progress. It has 100’s of hand sewn artworks from around the world. Each piece acts like a shingle, all expressing their idea of ‘Home’ or where one might feel at home. To get involved, you may hand or machine sew with red thread onto white fabric (16x20cm or 20x20cm) a picture or words (in your mother tongue) which express your feelings of home or ‘safe place’. Remember to include your name and country as Kathrin hand sews everyone’s name who has taken part in the artwork which is exhibited with the piece.”
Please contact Kathrin directly regarding the postal address – she may advise posting your piece to Switzerland or to its current touring location so it could be added to the House.