A page from Practice Makes Perfect

I feel very passionately that our craft skills should be valued and passed on to the next generation. An invitation to study pieces
from the textile collection at the Bankfield Museum gave me an ideal opportunity to follow my interest in our own embroidery
heritage. 19th and early 20th century needlework samples and practice pieces were the basis for my contribution to
Not What it Seams an exhibition by the TSG inspired by the Bankfield collection.

The high degree of craft skills and investment of care and time are celebrated in Practice Makes Perfect,
a contemporary sample book celebrating past and continuing textile traditions.
linen, cotton, hand stitched, mixed media, leather bound