SHAPE SHIFTING

Shape Shifting was presented at the Knitting and Stitching Shows in London and Harrogate during 2014.  

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Driftwood

Driftwood

by Alison Tolson Handbag with bobbin lace inspired by driftwood found on Fife beach 20x35

Experiment with wire, wool and silk

Experiment with wire, wool and silk

by Mary Coleman A hanging of lace made with bobbins using wool and mixed fibres.  Lace like insertions using silk paper, wire netting and printing.  85x45

Golden eyes

Golden eyes

by Ann Collier Bobbin lace with a centre of sculptured stiffened shapes 33x39

Harlequin

Harlequin

by Ann Collier A seven panelled fan, with the centre made of needlelace flowers, on a bobbin lace ground with extra wired triangles attached to each stick. 64x102

Hot lace

Hot lace

by Pat Gibson Needlelace 'stitches'  created using a soldering iron on Lutrador 64 x 80

If wishes were fishes

If wishes were fishes

by Kitty Mason A wall hanging in bobbin lace using a mixture of techniques in cotton, linen, synthetic and metallic threads on a base of knotted netting 100 x 100

Line

Line

by Anne Dyer 15x180

Lizard line- two half turns

Lizard line- two half turns

by Gil Dye Bobbin-made lock-stitch mesh in fine gold thread, inserted in paper 45 x 60

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

by Anne Dyer Revolving unit showing the changes from frog spawn to frog, from circle to flower in geometry and thread. Various lace methods. 60 x 30

My glass shall not persuade me I am old

My glass shall not persuade me I am old

by Anne Dyer Design developed from study of triangles. Copper wire lace 30 x 40 x 40

Raschel

Raschel

by Deborah Robinson Normandy patchwork lace fan. Shapes are cut from old/unwanted pieces of lace and reassembled to form a new design 100 x 56 x 5

Shadowy corner

Shadowy corner

by Ann Allison Logarithmic ovals throwing shadows. Black covered copper wire. Bobbin lace 190x100x50

Shifting shoreline 1

Shifting shoreline 1

by Alison Tolson Dress and stole with bobbin lace inspired by the changing shapes of coastlines and washed up debris 130x45 and 200x60

Shifting shoreline 2

Shifting shoreline 2

by Alison Tolson Shoes with applied bobbin and needlelace inspired by the changing shapes of coastlines and washed up debris 18x23x14

Snail trail- reflection and one half turn

Snail trail- reflection and one half turn

by Gil Dye Bobbin lace, assorted yarns 270x40

The older I get

The older I get

by Kitty Mason Three panels in bobbin lace in a mixture of techniques and materials, including cotton, synthetic and metallic threads and meaningful objects, photographs and pictures 163 x 40

There has to be an odd one, see how they have grown

There has to be an odd one, see how they have grown

by Pat Gibson Stylised fushia flowers worked in needlelace using fine paper covered wire and silk thread. The larger flowers are worked using jute and linen. All are attached to cheese wire 90cms high

Three again

Three again

by Ann Wheeler Three figures in bobbin lace and knitting 160x60

Tumbling tetrahedra

Tumbling tetrahedra

by Pamela Layzell As I played with twisting equilateral triangles, the triangles suddenly turned into 3 dimensional tetrahedra. Machine lace on a wire frame 80 x 65 x 12

We met together

We met together

by Robina Melville Bobbin and needlelace cat, crow and hare animal masks inspired by the vivid descriptions of shape shifting in Isobel Gowdie's witchcraft confessions. Cotton, linen and metallic threads. plinth. 110 x 85 x 55

What Triangle?

What Triangle?

by Pamela Layzell Is there a triangle here? Needlelace on wooden frames 100 x 100

 

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