TSG Summer School – This Way Up

Never underestimate the power of a group – a collective ethos pushes ideas forward.

Stuart Carey

I’ve just returned from a wonderful few days with a group of innovative and industrious students working together to produce some great results.

Anne Louise Gillilan had very innovative ideas stiffening fabric to make her white boxes of different sizes that opened to reveal surprises while in contrast Sue Evans explored box structures and waxed surfaces using  an intense orange.

Box construction and waxed surfacesTSG SS Sue Evans 20150730 16.12.59

Rachel ‘s Singleton’s ideas came from the idea of cocoons and enfolding.Rachel Singleton's vessels

Or this way upTSGSS 2015 Rachael Singleton 08

See more about Rachel’s ideas on her  blog

Chris Cannon used natural plant forms to inspire her work with paper and silk.

Plant forms

Plant forms

Anne Rooney looked at the passage of time and experimented with a book structure.

Anne Rooney

So many more ideas are in progress – changing the nature of fabric, opening and closing, things that pop up or containers that hold precious objects or collections……

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About Mary Sleigh

Textile artist, tutor and author - passionate about fabrics, stitching and helping others to develop ideas.
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