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 one roof.
Please come and see us at the Gathered Memories stand.
Hidden History: Brambles and Briars
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 are all about the space defined within.
These are part of the Gathered Memories exhibition at the National Needlework Archive near Newbury from Saturday 1 Feb to Friday 14 March.
Hidden History: Fences
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.