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Ruth Singer

Ruth Singer creates detailed and intriguing textile artworks inspired by historical textiles, museum objects, personal heritage, memory and stories. She uses natural and recycled textiles combined with hand stitching as well as fabric manipulation techniques to create detailed surface texture. She also writes books on textiles and sewing and teaches in her own studio as well as freelance.

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Pinning The Past – Textile Memories

My 2015 exhibition Narrative Threads explored physical and emotional engagement with cloth, exploring tactility, memory and…

Pinning The Past – Faded Beauty

I bought this framed embroidery a couple of weeks ago. The combination of soft, delicate…

Pinning the Past – Collecting Textiles

Over the last 12 months, Pinning the Past has explored a range of historical and…

Pinning the Past – Wool

I would find it hard to choose my favourite fabric. Silk comes pretty high. Linen…

Pinning The Past – British Folk Art Textiles

One of Summer 2014’s big London art exhibitions was Tate Britain’s British Folk Art show.…