a catalogue of textile work by Claire Crompton

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

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

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

broken teacup

broken teacup (2011) materials: ceramic, waste knitting yarns

March 19, 2012

broken plate

broken plate (2011) materials: ceramic, wool fibres

March 19, 2012


papermaking 1 & 2 (2011) materials: waste embroidery threads, paper pulp

March 19, 2012


handknot (2011) materials: waste knitting yarns, canvas

March 19, 2012


needlefelt (2011) materials: waste wool fibres, found purse frame

March 19, 2012

cross stitch

cross stitch (2011) materials: cross stitch embroideries

March 19, 2012

composite fabric

composite fabric (2011) materials: waste knitting yarns

March 19, 2012

orange box

orange box (2011) materials: waste handknitting yarns, fusible fibres, wire, glass beads

March 19, 2012

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