All posts by Vinny Stapley

Bayeux Tapestry – The Unsung Heroines

by Vinny Stapley This summer I have fulfilled a childhood ambition to visit the Bayeux tapestry.  Despite many trips to France over the years, I’ve never quite been able to make it, but this year,  our meandering around the French countryside afforded us the opportunity. The Bayeux Tapestry tells the epic story, in wool thread […]

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Hearts : To celebrate Valentines day… 

Hearts represent compassion and understanding and are a visceral symbol of love.  Hearts also signify being held in the memory of those who love you and communicates their understanding.  I don’t tend to use hearts in my textile work , but here’s some that have inspired me.  WW1 Valentines heart  Detail of decoration on men’s pants […]

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