Books: Natural Processes in Textile Art

As the work in this section has been inspired by medicinal plants, I wanted to bring natural processes into my work and found Natural Processes in Textile Art: From Rust Dyeing to Found Objects by Alice Fox in my local library. There is a wealth of techniques and ideas in here that I would like … Continue reading Books: Natural Processes in Textile Art

Books: Stitches, Straps & Layers

I picked up Maggie Grey's book Stitches, straps & layers because I was particularly interested in the fact that it focuses on the 'fabrics and art materials that we already have in our cupboards' and uses them to create textile art. When I set up Purple Iris, one of the aims was to try to … Continue reading Books: Stitches, Straps & Layers