All posts by Lynda Monk

Does my work look happy?

I have mentioned before how I recently took part in an online workshop through Fibrearttakestwo with Clare Benn and recently she wrote this very inspirational post about her working practice. It really is a very good and inspirational read explaining how Clare lets her work speak to her – in this post she is actually […]

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Cover to Cover

My choice of research for the EAST exhibition stems from a fascination with the ‘Vile Victorians’. It all started with this book I read several years ago now by Audrey Niffeneger (love that name, trips off the tongue) who also wrote ‘The Time Travelers Wife’. A real ‘page turner’ of a book. The story revolves […]

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Didn’t we have a lovely time, the day we went to Messing!

Hands up everyone who sang along to the title – and who now has an earworm! Seriously though, we did have a lovely time at our last meeting which took place in Messing near Colchester, Essex. Two of the meetings we have in a year we call ‘Non-Anthea days’. These are the meetings that our […]

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‘Soypig’

At the moment I am taking an online class through Fibre Arts Take Two with Claire Benn called ‘Out of this Earth’ which uses natural and synthetic pigments along with Soya Milk to colour natural fabrics. It’s a brilliant course and Claire is an exceptional tutor. Just thought I would share a few of my […]

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Victorian style coats

Using one of my sample ideas I decided to make a ‘family’ of Victorian style coats – Father, Mother, Daughter and Son. Still trying to decide whether or not to carry it through and make the rest of the outfits such as trousers, skirts etc. The images on the fathers coat mainly focuses on the […]

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