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Burial Cist Plan

This week I have been working on two more ‘burial cist’ plans for the Discovery Museum in Newcastle, finely fabric painting onto heavy cotton. The burial plans are taken from a sketch made by an archaeologist at a burial site, which I have then made ‘life size’, onto fabric so that children can re-enact how people would have buried members of their group 4500 years ago, placing beakers and other objects in the burial site. 27 more words


Embellishments for fabrics

Those of you who know me are aware that I cannot eat without staining my clothes.  This is why I always take a busy scarf to restaurants.  422 more words

Personal Thoughts

Two exhibitions at Snape Maltings

23 Sept 2014

Today I visited two exhibitions at Snape Maltings, Suffolk. The first, an annual exhibition by local textile art group “Chain Reaction… 730 more words

Research And Relection

Washington New Town's 50th Anniversary Banner made by Class 5T, George Washington Primary School

Washington’s 50th Anniversary Banner

Photo (c) Ian McClelland

The pupils and I were first inspired by the documents and plans published when Washington was being planned in the 1960’s. 236 more words

Hand Sewing

The History of Fabric Painting

Being the incredibly expressive and creative species that we are, it is no surprise that we have been creating art for as long as we have known how to, or at least for as long as we have had the resources to actually create art. 370 more words

Arts And Crafts

Tips for Fabric Painting

What?! It’s mid-September already?! Where did all the other months go? So sorry for not posting in forever. Recently moved and are going to move again soon. 668 more words