Commissioned work archive

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Double sided patchwork and 150 hours later….

Selecting fabrics

Over the past month i have been busy stitching this commission for a double sided patch work quilt, its the first time I have been asked to use patch work on both sides, this gives the option of it being reversible, because of this quality I wanted to give the quilt quite a different feel [...]

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Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

The Launch of the commission at The Sage, Gateshead

Alan Grieve, The Jerwoon trust

The launch was a fantastic event, the commission was unveiled by Alan Grieve who established the Jerwood trust in 1977. Fine Cell Work also held a sale of other items all hand embroidered in prison.

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Sunday, December 27th, 2009

The Sage commission coming together!

The Sage commission coming together!

A major part of this project involved Sandy and i working hard with Hilda and the volunteers bringing all the various pieces together, please see below illustrations of all this coming together…..

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Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

The Sage Gateshead – Bridgeing the gap

The Sage gateshead, designed by Sir Norman Foster

Before leaving my full time job with Fine Cell Work I became involved in a commission from the Jerwood trust to design a Wall Hanging for The Sage in Gateshead, a spectacular concert all over looking the Tyne river designer by Foster. It was a hugely prestigious commission for the charity and was a great [...]

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