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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 – Chastleton House

I first saw this house as a teenager. It was closed up, somewhat ruinous with overgrown…

Pinning The Past – Snibston Fashion Collection

My nearest fashion museum is sadly very little-known and at risk of closure, which is…

Pinning The Past – Smocking

Smocking, like so many textile techniques, has a rather secretive history. From what I can…

Pinning The Past – Tapestry Part 2

Last month’s column on tapestry looked at who owned tapestries and why. This month we’ll…

Pinning The Past – Tapestry Part 1

I can’t be the only one here who sighs (and maybe even comments) when people…