"Know Your Own Strength" Miniature Teacup Soft Sculpture Artwork
"Know Your Own Strength"
Small, soft sculpture made from English Paper Pieced patchwork. Teacup and saucer, embroidered teabag and handmade miniature spoon.
I made this little cup and saucer in one sitting without looking up after I had a crisis of confidence a couple of days ago. I had a brew, picked up a needle and started to sew.
Cup 5 x 3.5cm plus handle
Saucer 8.5cm diameter
Teabag 4cm square, Contains removeable sachet of Lemon Balm from my garden and has a drawstring to fill with whatever you like. Heart shaped, metal and fabric tab.
Spoon 4.5 cm adapted from a Jewellery finding
This work is currently available in the gift shop at The Rheged Centre, Penrith, Cumbria supporting the "THREAD : Contemporary Textiles" Exhibition.