It’s probably safe to assume that few of us rarely stop to consider the important role that fabric plays in our daily lives. We sleep on it, after which we get up and wash and dry with it, before using it to get dressed. Almost every facet of our lives involves an intimate connection with fabric.
Part of my fascination with fabric stems from its historical significance. Fabric pre-dates photographs as a window into our past, while documenting history, time and place. Fabric can make a room, create a mood, or simply make a statement. I often say that “the magic is in the fabric”.