Our featured artists for November/December are:
- Fleur Woods, who lives in an idyllic area of New Zealand and is ready to share her unique stitch-paint method via an online course with Fibre Arts Take Two.
- Annie Montgomerie’s anthropomorphic animal dolls are a little bit like Marmite...
- Pop art stitcher Clare Mort’s star is in the (rapid) ascendancy.
- Meet master embroiderer Jenny Adin-Christie whose new book on whitework displays her fine artistry in the method.
- Corinne Young’s workroom is part of her 17th century cottage and surprisingly light.
- Cath Janes turned to embroidering the darker recesses of the human body, with surprising results.
- From County Meath, Eileen McNulty writes of the fairy trees of her childhood and local folklore and the disasters that would befall those who chop them down.
- Cas Holmes is an artist-traveller becalmed by coronavirus and her partner’s illness, all of which has fed into her travelling show.
- Gladys Paulus works with fleece, a physical process through which she seems to imbue feeling in her felt creations, many of which are based around her Dutch/Javanese heritage.
- For Jane Hoodless the museum (and the quirkier the museum the better) is a place of awe, wonder and inspiration, not least for the arcane pieces that sometimes exist therein.
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A selection of work from our November/December 2022 issue:
Toftly, 2022, one of Annie Montgomerie's lifelike vintage-style creations.
© Annie Montgomerie courtesy of Yorkshire Sculpture Park
This barn owl is one of Jenny Adin-Christie’s stunning designs
This barn owl is one of the artist's wildlife creations. Perfect, down to every fine detail and even giving off a festive shimmer.
Grayson Perry’s new robs, designed by Yuze Li, first year BA fashion knitwear, Central Saint Martins, UAL.
Photo by ©Andrew Quinn