Alice Kettle

Alice Kettle has established a unique area of practice, extending the possibilities and scale of machine embroidery; exploiting the textures and effects made possible through the harnessing of a mechanical process to intuitive and creative ends.

Alice Kettle -     Kettle's embroidery has almost a painting like quality when finished, she uses layers and textures to build up the surface and blend colours to create sew intricate depictions.

Alice Kettle - Kettle's embroidery has almost a painting like quality when finished, she uses layers and textures to build up the surface and blend colours to create sew intricate depictions.

patternprints journal: SURFACE EFFECTS AND TEXTURES LIKE PAINTING INTO TEXTILE WORKS BY ALICE KETTLE

'Head Fabric Drawing II' 2008 by Alice Kettle. I like this piece because she created a relief of a head out of fabric and then she stitched into it.

Interview with Alice Kettle, Embroiderer - Victoria and Albert Museum

Alice Kettle has established a unique area of practice in stitch, consistently and on an unparalleled scale. She is currently Research Associate at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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