The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters are machine stitched, textile portraits of my daughters. Here, they are seen at an exhibition at The Holy Biscuit, Newcastle upon Tyne. They are made using the free-hand stitch on my sewing machine, painted with acrylic then decorated using pieces of the girls old clothes, beads, pages from favourite books and music.

In each portrait, I have tried to portray aspects of the girls individual personalities.


About obsesivcreativ

I am a freelance textile artist working with and teaching traditional textile techniques including hooky and proggy matting, patchwork and quilting, batik, embroidery, spinning, knitting and crochet. I work with schools, community groups, museums and galleries creating mad and wonderful things such as Egyptian mummies, story-telling tents, rainforest maps and even coffins...
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