This warp started as a deflected doubleweave draft from The Deflected Doubleweave Handbook, which accompanies a video by Madelyn van der Hoogt, adapted to the yarns I had on hand when I began it while staying with my sister and
I’m from Cumbria but now I live in Wales, near Abertawe. For the past ten years my home has been the beautiful Isle of Tiree in the Inner Hebrides, off the west coast of Scotland, so this is a big change for me. I think about the quiet discipline of cloth: habits and quotidian rhythms and the structure of praying the hours; how our outworn clothes embody our history and memory; about what we keep and what we waste, and about connections and inclusion and mixing things up.Read more
I weave, spin, felt and stitch to make wearable art, especially scarves and brooches, alongside art for the wall and small things to treasure. This work is inspired by the Isle of Tiree where I lived till very recently, and by the magical details that catch my eye as I walk with my camera.Read more
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So … I’ve lost my tagline temporarily … because what I do from now on will no longer be ‘art textiles from the Isle of Tiree’ – though Tiree will always be a huge part of my heart and I’m