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Autumn 2019

My small hand worked quilt Teatime, on loan from the collection of Audrey Walker is on display at Manchester Art Gallery as part of trading Posts, a new exhibition looking at the role of hot drinks in trade and cultural exchange. Looking forward to getting to work on Scaffolding for Life, my latest project following […]

Published: 10th November 2019

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Hulme Sweet Hulme

The recipient of a Public Engagement Fellowship at MMU in 2009, I devised, co-ordinated and led Hulme Sweet Hulme, a collaborative arts project working with local groups.

Published: 10th October 2019

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Radical Locks

This new stitch-based project celebrates the women of Tameside, past and present and is launched on IWD 8th March at Portland Basin Museum in Ashton under Lyne and is on display until end May 2019. The initiative, funded by Tameside Council acknowledges 100 years since British women first gained the right to vote. The exquisite, […]

Published: 5th May 2019

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Rainbow Haven

There are over 60 signatures and names sewn onto the cloth, all varied in composition and design, reflecting the mix of participants. Countries range from China, Libya, Eritrea and the Czech Republic.

Published: 28th November 2017

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Spring 2017

Work from Kotha and Kantha – the Bangladeshi Women’s Memoir Project, in conjunction with the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Educational Trust can be seen touring local North West libraries in the spring of 2017. A display will be at Longsight Library 17th Feb – 8 March, then the work goes to Accrington Library – 10th […]

Published: 20th June 2017

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Summer 2016

New work can be seen in two exhibitions this summer. One quilt ‘Dulwich Mum’ is on display in Making Spaces  – the 62 Group Exhibition at Macclesfield Silk Museum. From 17th July several new works can also be seen in the Wit of the Stitch at Ruthin Craft Centre, North Wales. Kotha and Kantha – […]

Published: 3rd October 2016

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Kotha and Kantha

   The project Kotha and Kantha ran from May to July 2016 and was  supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. It brought together a group of local Bangladeshi women and the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust in Manchester Central Library. My role was to develop stitched-based responses related to the women’s lives, […]

Published: 8th July 2016

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Robin Hood’s Bay

  In June I returned to the North Yorkshire Coast to give a talk to the local history society about my research into the local signature cloth housed in the small museum in Bay. During this visit I am also running a small stitch workshop with the local primary school in Fylingthorpe in order that the […]

Published: 30th June 2016

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Autumn 2015

Lynn has presented papers on her stitch-based research in conferences around Britain this Sept – Material Culture in Action at Glasgow School of Art followed by Making Futures in Plymouth. As part of Rural Crafts Re-Imagined Lynn will be in Cockermouth for weekend workshops 3-4th Oct Also in conjunction with Art Textiles at the Whitworth Art […]

Published: 15th September 2015

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Tatton Park

A deck chair customised as part of Manchester School of Art’s stand at the RHS flower show at Tatton Park in July. It was sewn on the day the budget was announced by Tatton MP George Osbourne and  questions  Martin Bell, the former MP for Tatton – where are you?

Published: 1st September 2015

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