the archive of work by paddy killer

It shows the broad spectrum of work produced by Paddy over the last 40 years. The latest works are first and the oldest, last. Some are commissioned for public and private locations and others purchased from exhibitions or directly from Paddy

Categories of work include:
wall hung fine art works: art textiles, drawings
3D fine art works: sculptural art textiles
work for interiors: counterpanes, pillows, plates, glass, stone
wearables: hats, shawls, waistcoats
book illustrations
graphic design for stationery, cards, leaflets

venetan lace

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venetian lace

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from designs for venetian lace in various textile collections

reticella vinciolo

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reticella vinciolo

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from designs for reticella lace in various textile collections

punt in aria lace

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punt in arts lace

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from punto in aria lace in various textile collections

mary swift’s drawn thread work

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mary swift’s drawn thread work

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This is a drawing of a detail of a drawn-thread-work tray-cloth worked by Paddy’s grandmother, Mary Swift

Mary Swift’s blouse

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mary swift’s blouse

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18

This is a drawing of a detail of the early 20th century blouse which belonged to Paddy’s grandmother, Mary Swift

le puy lace

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le puy lace

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from le puy lace in various textile collections

drawn thread work

drawn thread work

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from drawn thread designs in various textile collections

flanders tape lace

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flanders tape lace

2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from flanders tape lace in various textile collections

armada portrait

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armada portrait
2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from the collars in Armada Portraits of Elizabeth 1

 

belgian bobbin lace

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belgian bobbin lace
2017
drawing in white ink on glass
30x30cm

one of a series of drawings on glass made for Paddy’s exhibition Drawn Thread Work – samplers & specimens at Customs House Gallery, South Shields from 17.11.17 to 31.03.18.

This drawing is sourced from the belgian bobbin lace in various textile collections