Metamorphosis

I have recently had the good fortune to have several requests for my work to be exhibited hither and thither recently to the point where I am having to think very carefully about what I can commit where and how to make things work for their living. I do not want to wheel the same old thing out time after time. To this end I am currently working on a piece that will have several incarnations with the view to being placed in several exhibitions that are in the pipeline. Each time it comes down it will be altered in some way or combined into another piece. A kind of journey.
I while back I bought some old cotton cleaning cloths at a car boot sale for £4.00. I loved the rough homespun quality of the fabric and I have used and used them in many pieces and sold a fair few. Sadly I reached the bottom of the pile so it seemed appropriate to use the last for this project. In the last couple of months I have been stitching, a way of getting through the dark winter days. So this is the point I have reached

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I suspect the next step will be some cutting up and reconstruction but at the moment it’s up in the air

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2 Comments on “Metamorphosis”

  1. arlee says:

    you can buy those at auto part dealers usually 😉 they are lovely, i still have some as well–they take all dyes beautifully, and have such a wonderful texture and hand.

  2. thredfairy says:

    I bet they can only be had in Canada but will go and have a look


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