Hand Tufted Community Textile Creative Wall Hanging

SCULPTING A CONTINENT - Community Hand Tufted Textile Wall Hanging.

Andrew Warburton created a workshop opportunity for the public to have a go at hand tufting and contribute to a community created hand tufted textile wall hanging.

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Hand Tufted Pure Wool Custom Made by Area Rugs & Wall Hanging

HAY BALE I RUG or WALL HANGING

Inspired by walks through the fields around West Yorkshire and the changing view of the field directly in front of Area Rugs workshop in Mirfield, this HAY BALE design rug or wall hanging evokes the movement of the ploughed lines of cultivation but using a palette of expressive, counterintuitive custom dyed pure wool colours.

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Hand Tufted Wall Hanging Textile Sculpture Dewsbury Pioneer House In Kirklees College

SCULPTING A CONTINENT - Hand Tufted Textile Wall Art Installation

Hand Tufted Wall Hanging Textile Installation In Pioneer Higher Skills Centre in Dewsbury - Kirklees College with Antony Gormley Sculpture

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Sculpting a Continent Installation - Hand Tufting Workshops in Dewsbury for the Woven Festival in Kirklees

SCULPTING A CONTINENT - Hand Tufting Workshops

Dewsbury Creative Town and Woven in Kirklees commissioned Andrew Warburton to create a sculptural installation piece of Art, and to deliver participatory workshops showcasing the hand tufting process for the community to make their own complimentary textile piece of Art.

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‘Sculpting a Continent’ hand tufted textile installation piece by Andrew Warburton

SCULPTING A CONTINENT - Hand Tufted Installation in Dewsbury town centre

The first instalment of the hand tufted textile commission was revealed on Saturday 5th June 2021 coinciding with World Environment Day. The commission was located in a seated gazebo in Dewsbury’s Market Place. Opposite the installation, in the shop next to the Arcade entrance, there was an exhibition space and workshop area set up so that the general public could have an opportunity to have a go at hand tufting and contribute to a community created hand tufted textile by creating their own tufted lines on a stretched rug canvas on every Saturday in June.

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