The background is pieced from commercial and hand-dyed/printed fabric. The reef fish is pieced using improv techniques and skinny strips. The piece was then block printed and free machine embroidered/quilted. Facings finish the piece.
August 2021: The Material Girls "The Secret Garden" My inspiration fo this body of work was trees. Techniques include patchwork and quilting, collage and slow stitching, eco printing, bookbinding and mixed media printing. Commercial, vintage, recycled and hand dyed/printed fabrics were used,
February 2019: The Material Girls "Anthony Denney: Patterns of Inspiration" Two cushions, designs inspired by Victor Vasarely's 'Belle Isle' pieces, many of which featured pebbles. Commercial cotton/linen fabrics, free form cutting, machine pieced, machine quilted, ‘modern’ in style.
October 2018: The Material Girls, "Patterns of Inspiration" 2019 Three small wallhangings, designs inspired by Victor Vasarely's 'Belle Isle' works, many of which featured pebbles. Hand-dyed cotton fabrics, die cutting, machine pieced, machine quilted, ‘modern’ in style.
May 2018: Seven.17 Contemporary Textiles Group "New Beginnings" 2019
A small wallhanging. Hand dyed/printed fabrics, block printing, discharge printing and appliquéd' Lutrudur leaves. Machine pieced and quilted.