Travelling textiles tools

Of course I am taking some textiles tools on my trip. I have rated them in order of personal importance.

What I am taking:
A sewing kit. Very important, I am sure I’ll need to repair a dozen things on the way. Missing buttons and whatnot.

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Crochet tools. I will need things to do while I am sitting.

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Wool. Obviously. I will probably need to pick up more from time to time.

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I guess I will see how this goes.

About kellymarietheartist

I am an artist who, up until recently, was living and exhibiting within Toowoomba and the greater Granite Belt district. I have since packed up and left Australia, and am currently living and working in England. My work engages the craft involved in handmaking within a contemporary art context. I am drawn to the physicality of repetitive textile processes, and this is transcribed though the tactile quality of my forms. In particular, processes such as crochet, sewing and rug making serve as a proxy for growth within my personal environment. Many of my works imitate situations in nature, and they form organically as I create each individual piece, each addition both a continuation and re-enforcement of its predecessors. I enjoy using recycled materials for many of my works. Using crochet and other textile techniques to do this is an important part of my work as it celebrates a tradition of craft that has historically been relegated to 'women's work', with all the negative connotations that entails.
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