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Book '30 Years in the Making'

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About this project

In 2016, I produced a book ‘30 years in the Making’ to celebrate being a maker/designer and running a successful business for 30 years. It also celebrates the very talented photographers I have worked with alongside their photos of my work. Throughout the years I have sold worlwide and worked with a creative team of craft knitters, many of whom are Textile post graduates, who have helped me produce my knits to a very high standard and I have specialist yarn suppliers who dye my yarns for me.


£30 — £30


art and design book, photography of knitwear, celebration of sustainability, 30 years, historical archive record, design inspiration


Printing, Paper, Design


'Art Image Dresses' 1996 and 2016
Photographer: Cedric Migroyan and Ben Johnson
Showing 20 years of sustainable design from my book
The art of pattern and colour
Photographer: Simon Farrell
A page from my book showing a vintage piece of my work circa 2001
Book Cover and corresponding postcard
Photographer: Penny Burdett and Cedric Migroyan
My Image Knit book cover
Vintage sweater circa 1989
Photographer: Simon Farrell and Penny Burdett
Black and Cream has always made a statement and this sweater is one of my classics that could still be quite happily worn today!
The Process of Making
Photographer: Penny Burdett
This page shows how my work starts as a drawing and progresses through colour, shape and surface pattern choices to the making, and finally the garment...

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