TextileLab

a catalogue of textile work by Claire Crompton

Textile Flora Spring Exhibition

“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May” (Shakespeare, sonnet 18) Wind-scattered hawthorn seeds caught in dark places, hybridising and corrupting gentle blooms; wind-shaken blossom dissolving into black earth; … Continue reading

March 31, 2015

Textile Flora Winter Exhibition

Textile Flora standing in silent winter landscapes; trees clothed in hard frosts and a falling of snow, dark trees laced against the pale light. Lost leaves reveal secret rookeries and … Continue reading

December 19, 2014

Textile Flora Telling Tales

Textile Flora growing from spoken words; tall Alliums from formal polite gardens and wild distorted bulbs from secretive, dark, untidy corners. The Wild Wood and the rooky wood move darkly … Continue reading

August 8, 2014

Textile Flora

The Textile Flora collection takes inspiration from the structures of nature and from the prickly, thorny inhabitants of waste ground and forgotten corners. I use recycled threads and fabrics, dyeing … Continue reading

March 29, 2014

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