The Cutting (&Stitching) Edge – Rebecca Fairley

Contemporary embroidery art via Mr X Stitch

Tactile, yet is it Textile?  Welcome to the world of Rebecca Fairley, a practicing artist and Textiles degree tutor.  Studying for her own BA a few years ago made her push the boundaries of her own practice.  She uses Textile materials, such as leather and knitted surfaces to create imprints in materials such as concrete.  In other words she has created her own “Tactile Language” with an unconventional material, which most of us walk over a million times a day and take for granted.

Read more about her work here.

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