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Presenting a range of knitted, woven, printed, felted and stitched textiles for you and your home, this exhibition showcases the variety of techniques within the field of textiles. The makers chosen for this exhibition are concerned primarily with process, blending a combination of traditional techniques and contemporary design.
Highlights include Bridget Bailey's 3D entomological sculptures inspired by her millinery background and luxury silk scarves by Cornish based designer Claire Armitage. Also featuring work by Emma Calvert, Majeda Clarke, Liz Clay, Michele Daykin, Megan Alice England, Helen Harrison, Syrah Jay, Helyne Jennings, Gail Kelly and Miss Knit Nat.
Gilded Silk, Mixed Media
Leaving the Royal College of Art in 1981 Helyne set up a studio in London with the help of a Craft Council Setting Up Award and began to specialize in mixed media wall pieces. Her work experimented in the use of mixed media on paper and textiles using painting, block printing, surface texture and embellishment often including gold leaf and foils, gilding cream and waxes, semi-precious stones and machine embroidery.