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Benjamin Zephaniah – Windrush 6

Benjamin Zephaniah

The latest addition to my Windrush quilt series, is a piece called “The background’s too strong, it needs to be whiter,” and it features the dynamic figure of Benjamin Zephaniah, captured in a moment of […]

Head down, focused

Diary of Progress

A little update to say that after a short break I’m back to stitching Benjamin. I’m adding layers of paint and stitch a little bit at a time to make sure I get a happy […]

In brief

Much of my work is now in private collections in the UK, Australia, and the US. Four of the ‘Life’ series of quilts remain available for exhibition if required. Currently producing new work for exhibition in 2025.

I enjoy teasing out some knotty concerns using stitch and my work is largely figurative in some form and often features people’s stories using text.  I hope to draw on the long feminine history of quilts to reveal ideas relating to gender, work, inequality, female oppression, and prejudice in all forms to all people.


And the crows came to the feast and destroyed the beauty. Life Quilt

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Other quilts

Other Quilts

Other quilts

23rd Feb 2024 I had one of those nights when you wake at some unearthly hour and can’t get back to sleep again because your mind is racing. The weight of the world was not […]

Iciline Brown

Iciline Brown – Indomitable spirit

by Annabel in Diary of Progress 2

Today, I had the opportunity to meet, photograph, and speak with Iciline Brown and her daughter Monica. Iciline is set to be the next subject in the Windrush quilt series. She came to the country [...]