Friday, 2 May 2008

Pauline Burbidge

Went to a talk today by Pauline Burbidge she is regarded as the UK`s premier artist on large scale quilted wall hangings.Her work is superb but no photos so if you would like a look visit her website, its well worth a visit.The quilts look much better in real life in some the fabric is pleated before being applied to the surface or they have tiny pintucks the tops of which are picked out with paint. A lot of her work is painted after quilting I have been meaning to try this ever since reading the Kempshall`s book, the painted quilt.Pauline is part of Strouds textile festival which runs until the 21 May if you are near enough well worth a visit, website used to be full of woolmills,making green baize red wool for the military and cloth, today we just make the covering for tennis balls


Shirley Anne Sherris said...

This is the only way I can send you a message to say thank you for the comment on my blog and for the info re: screen printing materials. I am going to persevere and experiment with the paints and inks I have before resorting to yet another range and the added problem of storing them.
Thanks again.

sharon young said...

Lucky you, I love her work. It must have been very inspiring.