Using multi-disciplinary techniques such as weave, knit, stitch, digital and laser; to produce a unique and modern range of designs based on historical patterns and shapes such as the Boteh, Ogival and Vine.
Work is also informed by research into traditional craft techniques such as raku, natural dying, verdegris juxtaposed against digital printing and laser cutting.
Between surface pattern print design I love to double with knit and crochet. My latest project was to repurpose some unused t shirts, donated jersey and tencel and make a childrens rug. I have tried it over a large floor cushion which I think looks fun as well. The task took hours of cutting fabric into strips and using a large crochet needle to produce extra large granny squares. The result is quite colourful and quite weighty.…Continue
Posted on August 25, 2012 at 16:22