Embroidery – Old Work

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Sewn Drawing (1280x1174)

Untitled (Long-lost Embroidery of Aberystwyth)

2010

An old piece of work….  I still have quite vivid memories of sewing this in the final year of my degree, hunched up in my little corner of the school of art studio (the room on the left at the top of the stairs).

It was always very quiet up there (I wonder where all my fellow students did their best work?), and it smelt like a wonderful old art school should smell. Safe and quite comforting.

 

 

Man is made for something better than disturbing dirt…

Disturbing Dirt, 2012 (E Tann)

Disturbing Dirt, 2012

Embroidery

An embroidery commission from a few years ago. Looking at it with slightly older eyes, I do like the accidental mixture of the domestic and the Gothic; subversion and juxtaposition is always welcome.

Cobwebs

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Recently completed embroidery commission. Fairly bloody chuffed with these.

“Man is made for something better than disturbing dirt.” (Oscar Wilde)

“A messy house is a happy home… we must be bloody ecstatic!”