Author Archives: Consuelo Simpson
There is nothing like a deadline to focus the mind and the making. This wire and cane triptych will be at the NEC next week. Sewing for Pleasure is a great show, a mixture of exhibition and retail stands under … Continue reading
I just signed the petition “Her Majesty’s Government: Save Southampton’s £200m Art Collection (a test case for all British publicly owned art)” on Change.org. It’s important. Will you sign it too? Here’s the link: http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/her-majesty-s-government-save-southampton-s-200m-art-collection-a-test-case-for-all-british-publicly-owned-art?recruiter=2910483&utm_campaign=signature_receipt&utm_medium=email&utm_source=share_petition
There is a trend developing. More containers: these are fabric ones, painted, stitched into shape and waxed for stability. They are displayed inside a wire shape. The wire represents the fences and boundaries I find endlessly fascinating and the containers … Continue reading
Almost exactly a year ago, I posted a drawing of a seated model. Last week: same model, same pose and almost exactly the same view.
I have been having fun with split cane, weaving small containers and stitching into them. These are inspired by the hedgerows I walk along most days.