A project inspired by Organisms and Detritus, Encasing layers of fabric between different weight plastics with a range of melting and Embroidery techniques. Adding small elements of hand Embroidery and other methods to create intriguing areas of surface relief.
Detail Japanese Boro coat.. Boro textiles were made in the late 19th and early 20th century by impoverished Japanese people from reused indigo-dyed cotton rags. Never intented to be viewed as a thing of beauty they just are amazingly beautiful, patched and sewn piece-by-piece, handed down from generation to generation they became objects of desire because of their beauty , history and soul.
Pouring Jug by Sue Walton. Jug oozing with manipulated and dyed fabric flowers pouring into a thimble. Jabberwocky is a surreal tableau done with Ann Small who were both inspired by Alice in Wonderland stories.