November 30, 2016

Fancy knitting yarn

November 29, 2016

Washi tape

November 28, 2016

Cling film

November 28, 2016

Wool,knitted

November 26, 2016

Natural wool roving 

November 25, 2016

Cotton twill ribbon

November 24, 2016

Today at toddler group a little boy burst into tears when he couldn't see his mummy. I am without mine but draw strength from being there for my own son.

November 23, 2016

Today my Mum came up in conversation with someone who didn't know. I steel myself to be brave every time I have to say my mum died last year. It cuts a little wound when it is ignored and then they moan about how annoying their mum is. I excused myself from the room an...

November 22, 2016

Shimmering foil moulds to the scissor form. Shiny and bright it reflects and deflects enquiry into the details of the shape inside it. Is it healing when you learn to build up the walls and bounce away intrusion into your feelings? 

November 21, 2016

Baby steps, healing a little more each day. Soft, ethereal yarn clouds and puffs around the delicate silver scissors. 

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Wrapped.

A daily exploration of grief and healing. 

 

I am wrapping hard, sharp scissors, my grief, with a variety of soft and tactile yarns and materials, the healing process. During this time I reflect upon my personal feelings about the recent loss of my mother and fellow artist Julie Grimes.

 

Heartfelt thanks to the following for their contribution of scissors to enable this project to take place:

Coolblades, Peta UK, Terry Davidge, Amy Garrad, Didi Davidge. 

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