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Video of Sketchbook

Video of sketchbook Video of various samples       May 3, 2020

Reflection on Week 5

Back to Week 5 I really loved Nikkita Morgan’s class back in Week 5. I had never thought about intoducing politics or very personal themes into my work; I was used to just creating decorative work. I related to her… Continue Reading →

Revisiting Week 4: Glasgow Trip

The Centre for Textile Conservation, The University of Glasgow When thinking back to Week 4’s Glasgow trip (Fieldtrip to Glasgow), there is one piece that really made an impression on me. It was the embroidered beetle which was labelled with… Continue Reading →

Revisiting Week 3: Appliquรฉ and Patchwork

Revisiting Appliquรฉ and Patchwork When planning out my work, I realised that I hadn’t focused very much on applique and patchwork. The only applique piece I had completed was from in class (pictured below)            … Continue Reading →

Reflection on May Morris: Art & Life

Revisiting May Morris: Art & Life When I visited the May Morris: Art and Life Exhibition back at the start of the semester, I was very impressed with the detail of her work. I related to her inspiration from nature… Continue Reading →

Revisiting Weeks 3 & 7: Stitch techniques, Mola, Machine Embroidery

French Knot/ Sequin Stitch Technique In week 3 we were shown various different stitch samples and have been interested in a particular technique since (see image below captioned bird). Sequins are raised up by stitching french knots underneath which creates… Continue Reading →

Revisiting Week 2: Archival Inspiration

Center for Research Collections, Main Library, Week 2 Visit With my personal project in mind, I decided to think back to previous weeks to find inspiration for my work. This Swedish bag grabbed my attention due to its simplistic, child-like… Continue Reading →

Week 10: using different materials, beading and symbolism

Personal Project Progression I really enjoyed the beading class we had a few weeks ago; there is something quite therapeutic and satisfying about it. Thinking about my project and my research into symbolism (see blog post), I decided to create… Continue Reading →

Exploring Memorial Symbolism and Art

Creating symbolism in my stitch work would help communicate across my memory and feelings. I was keen to research memorial symbolism on urns as symbols can often say so much more than words. I think that creating my own symbols… Continue Reading →

Chosen Theme: STITCH to give voice

Everlasting I recently lost my best friend. It was sudden and unexpected. I have never experienced grief in such an extreme way. To attempt to handle my emotions at this time in my life, I turned to art. Last week… Continue Reading →

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