|A Passion for Recycling||Jenni Stuart-Anderson|
Photo courtesy of Richard Stanton
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 in re-using, sourcing locally and treading lightly
on the planet.
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.
bringing rag rug making into the twenty-first century, I honour the
generations of ordinary people who used their cast-off clothing to make
rugs out of necessity. I love helping people to explore their creativity
through such an accessible medium
and offer courses locally and around the country.
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 Association, Wool-Gatherers and
a Friend of the Heritage Crafts Association.
2003 Traplet Publications published my book RAG RUG MAKING, reprinted in
2007. My work can be seen in Herefordshire at the Lion Gallery,
Leominster; Parkfields, Ross-on-Wye and Wool and Willow at Hay-on-Wye;
in Worcestershire at Blue Ginger Gallery, Cradley and at Hartlebury
Castle near Kidderminster; also at Isaac Smartís 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, email Jenni.
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