Tag Archives: drawing

Composition ideas for showing ‘Locus of the Dress’ work

I’ve been doing an extensive amount of sampling for the work that makes up  ‘LOCUS OF THE DRESS: AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL LANDSCAPE’.    I am now working out how it is most appropriately presented, so that I can embark on making up the final pieces. It brings together psychology and contemporary textile practice, (hand […]

Printing jewelry drawings onto embroidered dress pieces

Printing jewelry drawings onto (embroidered) dress pieces These pieces sample the process of transferring my drawings through dye sublimation printing onto embroidered dress fragments.  These form one element of the body of images and references I am working with for the EXTERNAL GROUP for the on-going ‘Locus of the Dress’ project. These are developed from […]

West Dean Tapestry Symposium : Skill based making in the contemporary art world

I have arrived at the beautiful Edward James Foundation – West Dean College, West Sussex, for the Tapestry Symposium, which takes place tomorrow.   I worked here as a student, many years ago, on placement at the Tapestry Studio assisting with the Henry Moore Tapestries.  I spent more time sourcing yarn than I did weaving […]