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Lorraine Turner, Textile Artist - Part 2

Yesterday, we introduced you to textile artist Lorraine Turner. You got a peek at some of her finished work and learned a bit more about her inspirations and what drives her as a creative artist. 392 more words

Aurifil Thread

Lorraine Turner, Textile Artist - Part 1

We were first introduced to textile artist Lorraine Turner last Fall. She had taken a class with Aurifil Designer Sophie Standing which led her to start working with Aurifil threads. 1,738 more words

Aurifil Thread

The Sad Doll

Funny as it may seem, I hadn’t thought of Martha as exactly sad, but that is how others see her.

To me she is defiantly, angrily, not happy; and that is something different. 131 more words


Revisiting the revisited - waterloo dress

I made this  so long ago!  A decision to hand sew and embroider  means that I still think it owes me big time!

It began as an idea of a Regency dress (think Jane Austen),  from  a Thomas Lawrence portrait crossed with fashion plates from period publications such as Ackermann’s Repository, and  also some extant examples held in various museums , plus Janet Arnold and Nancy Bradbury.  353 more words

Textile Art

Daily Art Fix - Ramayan in the Chamba Valley

Amazing 18th century Chamba Rumaal with scenes from the Ramayan


Sita’s Fire Test

Killing Ravan

– A rare depiction with the severed heads and arms… 23 more words

Art Kaleidoscope

Judith Rowley: the voice of experience for textile artists...

Judith Rowley is passionate about textile art and developing her practice. She enjoys sharing tips with others and was only too happy to talk to ART BLOG about her work… 658 more words

Behind The Scenes

make | batik take two.

A few years back, I somehow managed to teach a batik class to a bunch of reluctant middle school students even though I had no idea how to batik. 107 more words

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