Tag Archives: cross stitch

Time

I’ve been receiving a great response to my large cross-stitch from people who have seen it. I’ve been working on it for about 8 weeks now and the picture is really starting to develop. Generally people seem to think that … Continue reading

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3 weeks of stitching

I’ve been spending the last few weeks working on my large cross-stitch. I’ve estimated that, based on the progress I’ve made so far, if I spend 3 days a week working on it until November I should have it mostly … Continue reading

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Cross-stitch as Contemporary Art

I’ve been working on an article for a magazine cross-stitch as contemporary art, and I recently gave a talk at the Hack Circus Christmas Party about my project, and putting what I’m doing into words has been a really good experience. … Continue reading

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The final push

It’s the final push for my crowd funding appeal, as it ends tomorrow. I’ve been working hard every day since 20th October promoting the project, and I’m now tired and burnt out. There is still a fair bit of money … Continue reading

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Gathering pace

Interest in my Thread of Life project is certainly gathering pace, although I still have a long way to go with my crowd funding campaign. This week I’ve been invited to BBC Radio Sheffield to talk about the project, and … Continue reading

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A Big Challenge

I’m about 3 weeks in to my crowd funding campaign for my residency project, and I haven’t stopped working since it began! Every day means sending emails, tweets, messages, press releases etc. I’ve contacted everyone I can think of, but … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence

This month I began my residency with Bank Street Arts. The first thing on my to do list is to raise my target of £650 to get the project under way, so I’ve launched a crowd funding appeal with Indigogo … Continue reading

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The Thread of Life

For a long time I’ve been thinking about the thread of life as a starting point for a project. The thread of life comes from Greek myth, and relates to the three Fates, or Moirai; three women who decide on … Continue reading

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Post Private View

The week before my exhibition was so hectic I didn’t have a minute to relax. I was even working while eating, and by the day of the opening I was completely exhausted. I had done everything I could to promote … Continue reading

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Exhibition Countdown

It’s not been an unusual sight to see me carrying stacks of work between the Ecclesall Road area and Shalesmoor for the last few weeks, as I’ve been getting all of my work down to my studio in preparation for … Continue reading

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