TextileLab

a catalogue of textile work by Claire Crompton

Utilityware (2013)

Exhibition: Making Futures: Lifecycles of Material Worlds 24 sept – 7 Dec 2013 at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery (http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/) Curated by Elaine Dye (www.craftingspaces.co.uk) Utilityware (2013) The tea … Continue reading

September 26, 2013

Reviews for ‘Mapping The Future’ exhibition

  “Claire Crompton’s ‘Sheep Country’ was an enigmatic segmented form atop a high plinth.  Another interpretation of landscape, the paradoxical hardness of the three dimensional contour map reflected an existence … Continue reading

April 18, 2012

MakeUnmakeRemake

MakeUnmakeRemake (2010) materials: jacob, shetland and merino handspun yarn exhibited: Off the Beaten Track at Devonport Guildhall, Plymouth 28 May to 2 June 2010

March 19, 2012

fleece first

circle fabric chair cover (2011) materials: blue faced leicester yarn, blue faced leicester handspun yarn exhibited: Fleece First at Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon 24 September to 13 … Continue reading

March 19, 2012

sheep country 2003-2010 (2012)

Source of Data: The British Wool Marketing Board – producer price schedule archive (http://www.britishwool.org.uk/priceschedarchlist.asp?pageid=56)  Materials: Herdwick wool, Merino wool, wire Construction: Crochet Each slice of the landscape represents a different … Continue reading

March 19, 2012

exhibition: mapping the future

work by (l to r): Liz Harding (on wall), Claire Crompton (on plinth), Doreen Barnaville (hanging), Brenda Miller (on wall and chair), Jane Barker (hanging), Carolyn Sibbald (hanging and floor), Debby … Continue reading

March 19, 2012

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