The blog of Helen Terry, textile artist, who uses dye, mark-making and stitch to make abstract textile works. This blog tracks her current interests, inspiration and the thinking that lies behind her work.
Redlynch map art quilt. Produced in 1986, it is a large three dimensional textile map, showing 36 square miles of land to the south of Salisbury. The materials used came from a variety of sources, silk from a dress made for dancing the Charleston in the 1920s, wool from old sweaters, a mini skirt sprayed with car paint. Individual people produced separate sections of the map which were then joined together to make the final piece