cosmic counterpane 1993

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cosmic counterpane
1993
drawing, painting and machine embroidery on antung silk and cotton velvet
250×250 cm

The counterpane represents the Copernican system of the planets and astrology

john the baptist window 2005

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john the baptist window
2005
design commission for a window in halifax minster in etched glass

Computer generated image of the commission to design a window for Halifax Minster in Halifax, West Yorkshire.
The window was fabricated by Peter Habergham of ABS Display Graphics in Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire.

fleur de lys TexTile bolster pillow 2005

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fleur de lys TexTile bolster pillow
2005
painting and machine embroidery on silk
40×80 cm

private collection

One of the series of TexTile pillows for interiors. The imagery is from the encaustic floor tiles of various cathedrals.

chester TexTiles bolster 2005

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chester TexTiles bolster
2005
drawing, painting and machine embroidery on honan silk
80×40 cm

private collection

one of a series of pillows for interiors. The imagery is from the encaustic floor tiles of various cathedrals. This bolster imagery is from Chester Cathedral

boreas plate 1999

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boreas plate
1999
drawing and painting in underglaze on a bisque fired plate

one of four plates drawn and painted by Paddy and glazed and fired by Paul Scott for the exhibition The Plate Show, which he curated at the Collins Gallery in Glasgow

dionysus plate 1999

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dionysus plate
1999
drawing and painting in underglaze on a bisque fired plate

one of four plates drawn and painted by Paddy and glazed and fired by Paul Scott for the exhibition The Plate Show, which he curated at the Collins Gallery in Glasgow

chloris plate drawing 1999

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chloris plate drawing
1999
drawing and painting in underglaze on a bisque fired plate

this is the working drawing produced by Paddy on the computer for one of four plates drawn and painted by Paddy and glazed and fired by Paul Scott for the exhibition The Plate Show, which he curated at the Collins Gallery in Glasgow

william lawson pillows 2000

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william lawson pillows
2000
drawing, painting and machine embroidery on silk
60×60 cm

various private collections

Thomasina Beck asked Paddy if she would make up the pillows she drew for her illustration of Elizabethan Project in Thomasina’s book Gardening with Silk and Gold. They were shown at the book launch in Japan. The pillows are informed be the garden plans of designer William Lawson.

tiles shawl 1998

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tiles shawl
180x40cm
drawing and painting on silk
private collection

One of a series of shawls informed by tiles found in cathedrals throughout Britain. This one is from Chester Cathedral

talecoat 1998

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talecoat

1998
drawing, painting and machine embroidery on silk & cotton velvet
National Lottery Commission & Northern Arts commission for Taffy Thomas
photograph: keith paisley

Described as a storytelling “juke-box”, all the images on the coat are of stories in Taffy’s repertoire; point at one and he will tell one. Paddy with Taffy in the Lit and Phil in Newcastle