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Stitched up

Stitched up

These are embroidered and collaged pieces from my final project from the MA in Children's Book Illustration. I was experimenting using the medium of textiles to create characters.

I used the sewing machine to draw, collaging textiles, buttons, wool and lace together to create a series of large scale portraits which are approximately A3 in size.

Stitched portrait of a colourful granny
Stitched portrait of a granny wearing a large yellow hat
Stitched portrait of a colorful granny