Stitched textiles inspired by antique textile sources

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Ideas board for my Stitched Textiles Inspired by Antique Textile Sources course at West Dean College, June 2017

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Flemish Verdure Tapestry Fragment I century Tapestry Weaving, Tapestry Wall Hanging, Tree Tapestry, Graphic Design Print, Cross Stitch Designs, Chandelier, 17th Century, Art Decor, Art Pieces

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Art is a journey into the most unknown thing of all - oneself. Nobody knows his own frontiers… I don’t think I’d ever want to take a road if I knew where it led. Louis Kahan

Textiles (Needlework) - Pocketbook - Search the Collection - Winterthur Museum Bargello Patterns, Bargello Needlepoint, Embroidery Tools, Embroidery Designs, Book Letters, Textiles, Pocket Books, Needle Book, Rug Hooking

Textiles (Needlework) - Pocketbook - Search the Collection - Winterthur Museum

Textiles (Needlework) - Pocketbook

Embroidered Apron, Unusual apron in that it is silks on linen. One mostly sees embroidered silk. 1800s Clothing, Women's Clothing, Embroidered Apron, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Linen Apron, Costume Collection, Aprons Vintage, Historical Costume

Embroidered Apron 1820's | World Textiles & Dress | Meg Andrews - Antique Dress and Textiles

Embroidered Apron, 1820's. Silk thread on linen. Meg Andrews auctions.

Large square cover of inlaid patchwork and appliqué, mostly in wools, Prague, Museum Number Fabric Manipulation, Prague, Applique, Textiles, Project 3, Embroidery, Antiques, Cover, Wool

Cover | V&A Search the Collections

Large square cover of inlaid patchwork and appliqué, mostly in wools, Prague, 1790. Museum Number T.45-1914.

Narrative Threads is an exhibition by textile artist Ruth Singer. It explores emotions, histories, stories and memories explored through textiles. Art And Craft Videos, Arts And Crafts, Quilts Online, Contemporary Embroidery, Book Quilt, Fabric Manipulation, Vintage Textiles, Textile Artists, Design Crafts

Narrative Threads - Ruth Singer

Narrative Threads is an exhibition by textile artist Ruth Singer. It explores emotions, histories, stories and memories explored through textiles. Ruth's inspirations…

Narrative Threads | Ruth Singer Hand Outline, Textiles Techniques, Artist Profile, Female Photographers, Textile Artists, Design Crafts, Floral Tie, Ladder Decor, Quilts

Narrative Threads

Narrative Threads, a solo exhibition of work by Ruth Singer took place at The National Centre for Craft & Design 14th November 2015 - 10th January 2016. https://vimeo.com/144655815 Catalogues and postcards are available here Narrative Threads looked at emotions, histories, stories and memories explored through textiles, ranging from my own personal and family history to the…

Garment Ghosts by Ruth Singer Antique Clothing, Ghosts, Communication, Textiles, Singer, Stitch, Inspired, Antiques, Artist

Garment Ghosts

Garment Ghosts are created from badly damaged and irreparable antique clothing, to which I give new life by remaking. I am continually drawn back to old cloth and how it is loved and preserved or discarded. The fragmentary cloth is brought back to life through trapping the disintegrating garment between transparent layers, keeping the…

Many Hands (Close up) - Ruth Singer: Narrative Threads exhibition at The national Centre for Craft and Design. Design Crafts, Textile Art, Textiles, Hands, Singer, Quilts, Blanket, Centre, Antiques

Many Hands

Many Hands is one of two pieces to be installed at National Centre for Craft & Design in February as the first part of my residency towards the Narrative Threads exhibition later in 2015. This piece is designed to be touched. My aim is to create a contrast to the usual no-touch rule for galleries and actively…

A British reverend’s daughter named Barbara Johnson kept a meticulous diary throughout most of her life (from age 8 to well into her of the fabrics she used and details of the garments she made with them. What an amazing personal and historical document. Barbara Johnson, Stoff Design, Victoria And Albert Museum, Fabric Samples, Fabric Swatches, Altered Books, Textile Art, Textile Patterns, Textile Design

Bohemian Wornest-France

black-pool: “ ushishir: “ lacygamine: “ endofmarch: “ reverberating: “ A British reverend’s daughter named Barbara Johnson (1738-1825) kept a meticulous diary throughout most of her life (from age 8...

Collecting Textiles: Vintage textiles (collection of Ruth Singer) Sewing Table, Museum Collection, Fabric Manipulation, Vintage Textiles, Textile Artists, The Past, Singer, Stitch, Antiques

Old Textiles at October’s Sew Sociable

This month's Sew Sociable will be all about old textiles. I'll be giving a talk about my love of antique textiles, about museum collections, about my own collection of textiles and how I take inspiration from them to create my own textile art. Anyone coming to the event is enthusiastically encouraged to bring along their own…