Windows to the Past

With its spaced warp and weft, this fabric references the windows of the weavers’ garrets, once numerous in the industrial areas of Cheshire. These rooms occupied the top storey so as to receive the best light available to weave by. Although this piece was heavily felted in its finishing, the fine yarns retain a soft, whispy feel imparting a dreamlike quality to the final fabric. Windows to the Past can be viewed from either side, looking not only to the past, but also to the future. It would make a stunning cobweb layer over a skirt or dress.




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s