I have been recycling textiles into rugs and teaching rag rug making since 1986.
Using traditional rag rug techniques of hooking, progging and plaiting, I believe
My early work was informed by mythology, lore and ethnic art. Recent work has focused more on texture, colour and twentieth century art movements, with Nature as a continuous inspiration.
Whilst bringing rag rug making into the twenty-
I work to commission, exhibit and sell rugs, kits, rug making tools and equipment.
I am a member of the Worcestershire Guild of Designer/ Craftsmen, the Creative Breaks
In 2003 Traplet Publications published my book RAG RUG MAKING, reprinted in 2007,
2010, 2011 and 2014. My work can be seen in:
Herefordshire: at the Lion Gallery in Leominster and at Wool and Willow at Hay-
Worcestershire: at Blue Ginger Gallery, Cradley and at Hartlebury Castle near Kidderminster;
Shropshire: at Isaac Smart’s in Ludlow.
Jenni's new book is now available. Get a signed copy for £14.95 + £2.50 p&p. To order using Paypal or cheque, Jenni.
A Passion for Recycling
Photo courtesy of Richard Stanton