Overcast Stitch Globe
27 x 27 x 27 cm
Acrylic box, polyester threads, organza fabric
Exhibited at the Whitaker Gallery, Lancashire as part of the British Textile Biennial 2021
This exploration of three-dimensional overcast stitch depicts the connecting and crossing lines of textile trade that have combined and layered up to build into global networks throughout history. The passage of the threads reflects the continued flows of people, materials, techniques and ideas involved in textile production and consumption.
Photos: Jack Armour
Video: footage- Isobel Currie, Editing- Lucy Forrester at Proud Fox Studio