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EMEA Flag – LinkedIn Dublin

Posted on Sep 17, 2017 in Commissions, Gallery, Slider, Tapestries | 1 comment

EMEA Flag – LinkedIn Dublin

This woven flag represents the countries of EMEA which stands for Europe, Middle East and Africa. It is made up of patterns from the region and symbolises LinkedIn’s ‘close knit’ community. This tapestry was constructed by hand on a simple four sided frame loom. The process took three months to complete. Vertical cotton threads make up the warp which serves as a base for the weaving. A fine wool weft is then woven by hand across these warp threads to create the weft based pattern that you see here. The weft bobbins consist of 3 strands of two ply worsted yarn that allows...

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Circle

Posted on Jan 21, 2016 in Gallery | 0 comments

Circle

26″ x 53″ (66.4 x 88.8) Circle was woven as part of the 1916 Easter Rising Centenary Commemorations in Ireland. Growing up within the Irish Catholic culture many homes housed an image of The Sacred Heart that held together and split many communities at this time. The Circle is inspired through interpretation of this image 2016. It was woven on a 4-shaft loom using cotton linen for the warp with cotton linen weft and mercerised cotton used in the weaving of the circle.

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Whole

Posted on Jan 20, 2016 in Gallery | 0 comments

Whole

Woven for the 1916 Rising Commemorations in Ireland this piece began with an image of the bullet hole markings left in the pillars of the GPO (General Post Office) Dublin. Sketching a figure around the image the hole transforms to the feeling nerve center of the solar plexus area. With the sense that our history can live on in unseen molecular structures within our system this weaving reflects a sense of responsibility and ownership to past actions. It was a pleasure to weave a fine linen gifted to me many years ago in Drogheda by an elderly man who had spun this linen in a factory in...

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Dancing on Fire

Posted on Sep 25, 2015 in Gallery | 0 comments

Dancing on Fire

Private commission. Handwoven cotton, wool, silk and acrylic on cotton warp. Approximate size 40 inches x 25 inches.

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Irish Landscape Commission

Posted on Sep 10, 2015 in Gallery | 0 comments

Irish Landscape Commission

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Will

Posted on Sep 10, 2015 in Gallery | 0 comments

Will

Approximately 53cm x 152cm. Cotton warp with wool weft.

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