Stitched Textiles

Fine art textiles
Fine art textiles

Christine's aims are to comment upon or mark significant events using cloth and stitch. Her sources are identity, memory and a sense of place.  Key influences are the work of Paul Klee,

Louise Bourjeois and many contemporary textile artists working today and earlier.

Hand coloured calico and silk are stitched and applied to painted surfaces.  Her latest work combines Christine's fine art background and her love of stitch, melding together painted surfaces with machine and hand stitched areas.  The use of stitch is another means of mark-making used in a predominantly simple way, hand and machine stitch build up surface texture.  

Elevation 3
Elevation 3

Hand and machine stitch on oil painted canvas.

Elevation
Elevation

Hand and machine stitch on oil painted canvas.

Elevation 1
Elevation 1

Hand and machine stitch on oil painted canvas.

Fairground II - The Last Ride
Fairground II - The Last Ride

Acrylic painted surfaces, hand and machine stitch on cotton. Applied fragments of hand and machine stitched fabric.

Fairground I
Fairground I

Acrylic painted surfaces, hand and machine stitch on cotton. Applied fragments of hand and machine stitched fabric.

Safe Haven II
Safe Haven II

Oil painted surfaces, hand and machine stitch on calico.

Lagoon
Lagoon

Oil painted surfaces, hand and machine stitch on calico.

Yellow Brick Road
Yellow Brick Road

Oil painted surfaces, hand and machine stitch on calico.

Safe Haven 1
Safe Haven 1

Oil painted surfaces, hand and machine stitch on calico.

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