A monument (and a car) made of textiles

The Great Exhibition of the North has begun and there is plenty going on in Newcastle/Gateshead in the North-East of England. For more information about this major series of events, please check out the website listed at the end of this post. I was in Newcastle on Saturday, walking up Grey Street towards Grey’s Monument and was delighted to find that the monument had been … Continue reading A monument (and a car) made of textiles

Michala Gyetvai, textile artist

I first came across Michala’s work at the Knitting and Stitching Show in Edinburgh in 2016, where she had an exhibition entitled ‘Enchanted Landscapes’. Michala’s work is unusual and most striking. She works from pastel sketches of the landscape and then re-works them in fibres and threads onto a wool blanket base.  These are large-scale pieces, as can be seen in the picture above. This … Continue reading Michala Gyetvai, textile artist