Pinning The Past

What Is Smocking | Textile Art

Smocking is a well known traditional embroidery technique, which gathers fabric together into tight pleats so that is can stretch and return to its gathered shape. It is often used as a form of decoration on a garment, as the gathering of the material and stitches can be formulated to create patterns.

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Textile Memories | Textile Art

My 2015 exhibition Narrative Threads explored physical and emotional engagement with cloth, exploring tactility, memory and personal stories, mostly around old domestic textiles. I’m interested in

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