Textiles

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WASHED UP

A response to the durability of the natural world. 

Materials: Found driftwood, linen thread, shell fragments

Dimensions:  L97cm x W18 cm (at widest point)

Availability: Contact Anne directly via the Contact

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LATTE BY THE SEA

Made with hand dyed and natural raffia, gifted driftwood and wire, this piece may be hung or sit in a horizontal setting. 

Dimensions:  H7cm x L60cm x W36cm

Availability: Contact Anne Directly via the Contact Page

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POD I

This sculpture was inspired by the shapes of various seed pods found in the rainforest around my studio.

Materials: It has been woven with raffia and wire

Dimensions:

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INDIGO WASH II

Woven using hand dyed and natural raffia, wire, and found driftwood.

Dimensions:

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INDIGO WASH I

Basket woven using hand dyed and natural raffia and wire

Dimensions:

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DILLY SISTA SERIES

Inspired by ancient traditions of weaving vessels for the carrying of tools and food, one of the earliest handicrafts created through necessity, these baskets have been made from found materials destined for the rubbish dump. Many of the fibres are unidentifiable, however, there does appear to be sisal, agave and man made fibres amongst them. 

Materials: Mixed fibre, hemp twine, linen threads

Dimensions H34cm x 15cm (Left)

Availability: Contact Anne directly via email for details

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GLASS TEARS I & II

Although considered to be pollution, ocean glass holds much beauty. Each piece has been sculpted by the action of ocean currents and sand to produce What may be considered unique works of art in their own right.

Materials: Stripped lomandra grass, thigh spun acrylic yarn,                              ocean glass and waxed linen thread.

Dimensions: Glass Tears I - H40cm x 28cm at widest point

                      Glass Tears II - H44cm x 26cm at widest point

Availability: NorthSite Gallery Shop Cairns

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ADRIFT

Adrift continues the theme of ocean inspired pieces thinking particularly of the flotsam of world currents and the great distances objects might be carried by them.

Adrift is woven using stripped lomandra, thigh spun yarn and shell fragments. 

Dimensions: H68cm x W22cm

Availability: Consigned to NorthSite Contemporary Arts 

                     Gallery Shop Cairns Qld Australia

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DESERT STONES SERIES

This series of embroideries was inspired by the landscapes of Central and Northern Australia, in particular the sacred Aboriginal site of Karlu Karlu (Devil's Marbles) in the Northern Territory. 

Techniques used are informed by the Japanese traditions of Sashiko and Boro as well as  Indian Kanthe. 

Materials: Linen and cotton fabrics, Cotton Perle Threads

Availability: Contact Anne Directly via Contact Page

                    

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COBBLED SERIES

This series of baskets represent a new direction in technique whereby loose materials such as hay and coir are 'cobbled' together using cotton string, hemp twine or waxed linen thread with random stitches. 

Incorporated into these baskets are finds from the high tide line on local beaches such as driftwood and beach stones.

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COBBLED V

This basket is woven using a random stitching method with Rhodes Grass Hay, cotton twine and found driftwood.

Dimensions:

Availability: Consigned to NorthSite Contemporary Arts                         Gallery Shop in Cairns Qld Australia

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SHELL MEDLEY I

Inspired by shells and shell fragments found on the High Tide line, The baskets of the Shell Medley Series are woven using stripped Lomandra, thigh spun yarn, recycled cordage.

Dimensions: H7.5cm x W27cm

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SHELL MEDLEY II

This basket has been woven from stripped lomandra, thigh spun yarn, recycled cordage and beach stone

Dimensions: H11cm x W28cm

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BEACH COMBER

Materials:  This basket was inspired by the effects of swirling currents on the beach landscape. It has been woven using stripped Lomandra, and thigh spun yarn.

Dimensions:  Height: Approx 15cm

                        Width: Approx 60cm

Availability: Contact Anne directly via Contact Page for                                   details.