She tells me, her preparation included looking at photos of scenery and sky formations together with a lot of thinking time. She then drew a rough sketch of outlines for the overall size.
Using silk organza layers, trapping silk fibres and paper she free machine embroidered to create the shapes and textures. Letting the machine needle and threads draw the design in her head as you would a pencil when drawing.
In addition to the individual projects each member of the group made an apron with a single word on it and when displayed it read: “These aprons represent the traditional image of women but women are about more than this”.