Quilty Pleasures – Val Jackson

When is a quilt a quilt?

Meet Val Jackson, who uses inspiration from the connections between clothing and memory to create her one off pieces.

She came into the textile world a little later than hoped, training to become an English teacher before realising her true vocation as a textile artist.

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When are you going to grow up? (2006)

Many of her pieces are inspired by her own family and cultural links with her home area of the Mersey.  She illustrates her quilted garments with machine embroidery and text…

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See more of her work here.

 

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