Cornish & Sussex Recollections in Textile Art

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Unveiling Traditions of Textile Art

Dive into the world of 'Cornish & Sussex Recollections in Textile Art,' a captivating exploration of the rich textile traditions of Cornwall and Sussex. In this book, Catrin Edwards-Jones unveils the intricate artistry of these regions. The narrative unfolds the unique fabric of Cornish and Sussex textile art, featuring techniques such as embroidery, painting, knitting, quilting, and more. The author delves into the history, offering glimpses of the artistic heritage woven into the landscapes. With each chapter, readers are invited to discover the diverse forms of expression, from traditional hangings to contemporary machine quilted batik.

This book is not just a documentation of textile techniques but a celebration of the culture embedded in the artistry of Cornwall and Sussex. Whether you're an art enthusiast or a curious reader, 'Cornish & Sussex Recollections in Textile Art' promises a vibrant and insightful journey into the textile heritage of these regions.

The Authors Artistic Journey

Having studied physiotherapy and beauty therapy, the author Catrin Edwards-Jones worked as a beautician at Harvey Nichols and Yardley of Old Bond Street in London. Marriage brought a move to Brighton, where she later studied portraiture and textile art at Brighton Art College. This led to her opening a studio in St. Ives, Cornwall. where she also taught Textile Art at the St. Ives School of Painting and Truro College. She now lives in Brighton, where she has studied creative writing at Sussex University.

Features examples of: embroidery, painting, knitting, quilting, hangings, patchwork, patchwork with applied inserts, stained glass, machine quilted batik, applied leather on velvet, wax resist watercolours,
transfer printing onto satin, and more.

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Catrin Edwards-Jones






245 x 170mm


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