I’m a bit late with this! But even the Ilkley Art Trail can’t stop me now, when I’ve got so far through the year. Each week a little textile doodle in response to a picture from the newspaper.
Week 35 – Space junk orbiting Earth
Paint spatters and cross stitch.
Week 36 – David Hockney’s Yorkshire tree paintings
Background of embellished felt/wool fibres, free machine embroidery.
Week 37 – New Dyson “Hot” fan heater
Paperclips, hand stitch.
Week 38 – Protest against corruption in Brazilian politics
They planted hundreds of brooms on Copacabana beach! Great idea, would I have heard about it if they just had boring placards?
Free machine embroidery on soluble fabric for broom heads, zigzag covered wire for handles.
Week 39 – Proposal to raise speed limit to 80 mph
Head- and tail-lights.
Free machine embroidery.