Tag Archives: Textiles

Drawing in Between Seminar

Image: Natasha Mayo Studio Practice Drawing In Between: Interdisciplinary Learning Through Drawing I’ll be exhibiting work from my series of Synchronous Hermaphrodites embroideries at the Howard Gardens Gallery in Cardiff next week to coincide with Cardiff School of Art & Design’s Drawing in Between seminar. Drawing is the first means by which we reach out […]

Handmade Cluedo Quilt

Mother Spike’s Handmade Cluedo Quilt My mother is a crafty soul and a dab hand with a needle and thread. Her current fancy is for patchwork and quilting which has led to the creation of this Cluedo inspired masterpiece. She made this quilt for my brother and it’s been custom made with each family member […]

Nick Cave – HEARD•NY

Nick Cave – HEARD•NY This performative textile art installation in New York’s Grand central train station looks absolutely magical. I’ve come across Nick’s work before and it never fails to inspire. For HEARD•NY, artist Nick Cave will transform Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall with a herd of thirty colorful life-size horses that will peacefully “graze” […]

Retro Computer Game Needlecraft

Retro Computer Game Needlecraft Per Fahger’s choice of retro computer games as inspiration for his needlecraft is a perfect match. The pixelated imagery of these long fogotten computer games of the 80s and 90s maps easily onto the grip based systems that are used to create needlecraft patterns. Per´s choice of material, technique and color […]

Embroidery Artist Roanna Wells

Embroidery Artist Rosanna Wells These embroidered drawing by Rosanna Wells are wonderfully delicate. These images are taken from a series entitled ‘Interpersonal Spacial Arrangements‘. Each image has been created from an aerial view of a significant gathering/event. The main image above for example was created in response to an election protest, in Bolotnaya Square, Moscow […]

Gillian Travis – Quilting Workshop

Gillian Travis – Contemporary Quilting Workshop The ‘Teasels, Cow Parsley and Seed Heads Workshop’ hosted by the Cutting Edge textile group will be facilitated by award winning textile artist Gillian Travis on Thursday 27 June 2013 at Ystradowen Village Hall, near Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan. Gillian is an experienced textiles tutor, who uses innovative textile […]