Jacqueline Hilson

My work (mostly abstracted natural forms) is machine- embroidered based on Reverse Applique which I have developed into my own style.

My work involves a technique, whereby I lay down layers of fabric (often silk, cotton and organza) onto which I then stitch a design. I then cut into the design revealing the layers underneath. To create texture and interest, I then over stitch.

I draw my influences from the world around me, via the filters of my Faith, Nigerian heritage, the German Expressionists and the Arts and Crafts Movement.

I am fascinated by colour and texture and the different way that people respond to them.I use a lot of tree and spiral images in my work as I find that these are elements that occur and have occurred in art throughout the world and throughout the Ages and I find that unifying.

Open days

  • Saturday 29th April
  • Sunday 30th April
  • Monday 1st May (Bank Holiday)
  • Saturday 6th May
  • Sunday 7th May

Studio location

Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th April & May 1st:

St.Mary’s Community Hall

Howard Rd/South Rd

Walkley

Sheffield S6 3RX

Saturday 6th May, Sunday 7th May:

120 Walkley Street

Walkley

Sheffield S6 2WT

About this studio

In my home studio you will see finished pieces, works in progress and the raw materials of my trade.

  • This studio has disabled access
  • Visitors to the studio will be able to buy my art
  • I’m happy to undertake commissions – please ask!
  • Artists’ workshops and tuition are available

Contact me as follows:

m: 07960 247 699
w: www.jacquihilsontextiles.co.uk
e: umevere@yahoo.co.uk

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