Wednesday, 20 September 2017

X 4

4 new collages all using up bits left over from my French stay








Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Sewing World


Thank you to this magazine for doing a big feature on me this month,



Thursday, 14 September 2017

Pot with orange spots

I have finished a piece based on Winifred Nicholson’s Flowers in a Pot with Orange Spots (1950). This was made for a special new friend in the United States. I don't usually let these go!

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Sunday, 3 September 2017

Pig Stretcher

Details from an old pig stretcher ( don't ask!) that I bought in France. Big decision is whether to risk washing it or accept the ingrained dirt as part of its story. There  are no blood stains you will be please to know. 





From conception to creation

For those of you who don't know about it textileartist.org republished a "how to do it" article about my work in their newsletter this week. Here is the link http://www.textileartist.org/mandy-pattullo-from-conception-to-creation/

Friday, 25 August 2017

Bank holiday project

My project this weekend is to unpick the pink floral surface of this quilt to get at what looks like a Victorian patchwork quilt inside. In my book I write about how I always weigh a quilt in my hands when I buy one as heaviness often means something is hidden inside. I have had this one for years and the scuffing on the surface was starting to reveal a blue under layer. Here is the beginning of the process.