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I designed and stitched this sampler during my thesis writing breaks. The pattern of writing for 40 minutes, stitching for 8 minutes, making a fresh cup of coffee or peppermint tea, then starting again went on for months (and months and months and months). On the days where I felt zero thesis-progress was made, I … Continue reading Dr Mischief PhD cross-stitch sampler
Emily Hett and Grace Stones were awarded the ABF Fellowships in 2019. The extra six months of funding will enable a return to the University, when it is safe to do so, and continue the studio work that has been interrupted by COVID-19. The Artists' Benevolent Fund (ABF) Fellowships are worth £10,000 and each Fellow also receives a … Continue reading Two Fine Art graduates receive extra ABF Fellowship funding
Applications are now open to 2019 and 2020 graduates of Loughborough’s BA Fine Art degree for two £10,000 Fellowships. A one-year artistic development programme hosted at the University.
I knew this piece of paper was en-route. I didn’t anticipate this… Freckled Mischief presents: The Wizard of Oz: “An innovative and original approach with which to engage people in research topics.” Judges panel comment, Engage competition 2016, National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement. To find out more about the Engage competition, and the phenomenal projects … Continue reading One hearty envelope
Of all the ludicrous thesis side projects I’ve undertaken, this is possibly one of the most joyful. Originally conceived as a present for Dr Valentine, an inspirational and beautiful friend – I didn’t admit I had begun this project until I finished sewing the whiskers. When Mitzy first took Kofi-the-cat on, she was a tyrannical … Continue reading I didn’t know if I could, so I did #Kofi #crossstitch
Up until May 2015 the following statement was true. I trained in fine art and I usually know how an image, or project will turn out. I may not be able to (or want to) visualise every detail in advance, but I do usually have a ballpark idea. If the aesthetics are up in the … Continue reading Introducing my clown (I think)
Stitching Snark: The Art of Swearing Slowly Commissions welcome Are you fed up of saccharine bon mots, and bland homilies like Live Laugh Love? If, like me, you don’t want to be pacified by Keep Calm and Carry On and would actually prefer to state the (fucking) obvious. Indeed, if you tell me to Keep Calm, I … Continue reading The Art of #Swearing (#sass, #snark, cross-stitch)