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Telling Tales

East member Vinny Stapley’s work investigates the extraordinary stories of ordinary women and the threads of life which connect them. She has created delicate layered icons for each woman’s story, illuminating their struggles and victories. Each icon is connected by ‘strands’ of their life; fragments of old clothes and household linens interwoven with silk fibres […]

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Work in Progress… British Women Writers

Since my blog last September, I have begun to collect copies of novels written by the seven significant women novelists who I mentioned previously. I wrote about Aphra Behn (1640-89) in the September blog and below is an image of oak leaves in crewel work laid over a copy of Oroonoko, 1688.  The embroidery has […]

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