Boris Karloff AKA Frankenstein's monster
I am a textile artist working in Whaley Bridge on the edge of the Peak District in Derbyshire producing work under the guise of ‘Handmade In Horwich End’ a business I created early in 2016 after more than 20 years working in the rail industry. I attended Art school in the late ‘80’s specialising in fine art/painting but have found my passion currently lies in textile art.
I work in both 2D & 3D formats, using predominantly fabric and thread. I often recycle unwanted materials while producing original works. Many of my works are produced using a reverse applique technique together with freehand machine embroidery. I very rarely use anything else other than fabric and thread and build my images by removing layers of material whilst layering up stitches
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If you're in New Mills in September why not pop round the town and take in the Arts Trail (I'm venue 67, Union Road) & I'm also in Spring Back Arts Centre on the 25th & 26th in the exhibition '8 Miles From Home' come and have a chat
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