Ragged Beauty: Repair and Reuse, Past and Present, Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, Guest Curator – Museum of Craft and Folk Art – Absolutearts.com

See on Scoop.it – Research Project for FMP Ragged Beauty: Repair and Reuse, Past and Present, Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, Guest Curator: Museum of Craft and Folk Art The exhibition Ragged Beauty features a… Continue reading

Kimonoboy’s Antique Japanese Textile History

See on Scoop.it – Research Project for FMP Japanese textile history… This is a really useful site that not only sells Boro but gives short descriptions of all the terms associated with Boro… Continue reading

Allison Manch

See on Scoop.it – Specialist Project Allison Manch an embroiderer.  Her work seems to contain a narrative.  I can see how a modern type of sampler could contain modern language or reflect what… Continue reading

Anne Griffiths – Contemporary Textile Art

See on Scoop.it – Specialist Project View the Gallery of Anne Griffiths – Contemporary Textile Art – paper and fabric lampshade, cushion, wearable art, kimono, bags… I particulalry like how one or two… Continue reading

Karen Ruane

See on Scoop.it – Specialist Project Interesting blog of Karen Ruane who uses traditional embroidery techniques to produce contemporary textile pieces. See on karenannruane.typepad.com

Final Major Project Research

I have been given a brief for FMP research and would like to document my work and research on this blog.  I recently came across Japanese Boro whilst browsing the internet and was… Continue reading