Hello and welcome to the twentieth episode of Making Stitches. After two episodes almost exclusively focusing on crochet, our attention is turned to textiles and textile art in particular this time. Late last year I spoke to Yorkshire-based textile artist Janet Browne about her beautiful observational work which maps journeys she has made as well as townscapes, gardens and allotments.
Like all of us, 2020 and the pandemic has seen Janet's world shrink from the freedom of long car journeys to walks around her local neighbourhood and that has had an impact on her work. She spoke to me about her work, how she wasn't able to create the work she does until this particular time in her life and how she finds inspiration everywhere - even in motorway traffic signs!
To see Janet's work, please visit her website : https://janetbrownetextiles.wordpress.com/2020/08/18/janet-browne/ or find her on Instagram
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The music featured in this episode is Make You Smile by RGMusic from Melody Loops.
Making Stitches Podcast is recorded and edited by Lindsay from Postcard from Gibraltar.