Diary of Progress

Update on the exhibition

Unravelling History. Unpicking The Collections and Reworking Textile Traditions. I must admit, we spent a considerable amount of time deliberating over the title, wanting it to not only capture the essence of the artwork but […]

Diary of Progress

Benjamin Zephaniah

I’ve made a start on the first Benjamin Zephaniah’s portrait, and the image below shows it with the gold leaf in place but I haven’t quite finished the painting and there’s lots more stitching to […]

Diary of Progress

In the studio this week

Talking Heads – The Harmony Of Difference 1 Just the eyes to do! Apr 18, 2024 98cms x 120cms. Dyed and printed fabrics, applique, hand and heavy machine stitching, acrylic paint techniques. Well I thought […]

Life Quilts

The Life Quilts

Although the 20 Life Story Quilts have come to an end, and most are now in private collections around the world, there are 4 left that are available for display/exhibitions. Please contact me if you’d […]

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Murder

“Murder” is one in the Life Story series of quilts (www.annabelrainbow.co.uk) made a few years ago. I’m updating records, and trying to explain some of the thinking behind the work. (Sold UK) The quilt, number […]

Diary of Progress

Update on new work

On the board this morning, ready for layering up and a lot of stitching before I start the painting bit, is this first piece in the new series. I think the stencilling at the bottom […]

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Poisonous Plant

What’s it about? Gossip is unconstrained and often derogatory conversation about other people. It could involve betraying confidences, spreading sensitive information, as well as hurtful judgements and made up stories. People who don’t feel good […]