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My inspiration for this project relates around the theme of Islamic architecture and tile work within mosques in Britain and South-East Asia. Combining these two cultures and focusing particularly in the contrasting elements of decoration and geometry found within these buildings, I have created a vibrant and contemporary collection of woven textiles which translate these bold motifs.

Eastern Elements: Final Fabrics

My inspiration for this project relates around the theme of Islamic architecture and tile work within mosques in Britain and South-East Asia. Combining these two cultures and focusing particularly in the contrasting elements of decoration and geometry found within these buildings, I have created a vibrant and contemporary collection of woven textiles which translate these bold motifs.

The Saltbox :: A Sampler of American Folk Art :: Greensboro North Carolina -Jaine Faires - Mox Nix

Floatwork textile by American handweaver Jain Faries of Mox Nix Textiles. via the Saltbox

Painted Warp Turned Taquete Scarf, 12 shafts, Tencel, 2015 (work in progress)

Warp Painting: Turned Taqueté & Plain Weave

A painted warp is beautiful even before you weave anything with it! I tried warp painting with Turned Taqueté since I already explored this weave and variations of it this year.

My inspiration for this project relates around the theme of Islamic architecture and tile work within mosques in Britain and South-East Asia. Combining these two cultures and focusing particularly in the contrasting elements of decoration and geometry found within these buildings, I have created a vibrant and contemporary collection of woven textiles which translate these bold motifs.

Eastern Elements: Final Fabrics

My inspiration for this project relates around the theme of Islamic architecture and tile work within mosques in Britain and South-East Asia. Combining these two cultures and focusing particularly in the contrasting elements of decoration and geometry found within these buildings, I have created a vibrant and contemporary collection of woven textiles which translate these bold motifs.

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