d-i-e-t-s  f-a-i-l, 2012

The temptations of chocolate, biscuits and wine, some of the top ten ‘Diet Breakers’, prove irresistible and contribute to the failure of diets.  This artwork is displayed as ten ‘handkerchief boxes’, once sent to women as gifts, used here for crying into as the pounds pile back on again!

CMYK silkscreen printing has been used to create the food images

CMYK silkscreen printing has been used to create the food images

Wine detail.jpg
Ryvita Handkerchief.jpg
The monograms across the 10 handkerchiefs read D-I-E-T-S F-A-I-L

The monograms across the 10 handkerchiefs read D-I-E-T-S F-A-I-L

In-situ at Ruthin Craft Centre

In-situ at Ruthin Craft Centre


Measurement: 25cm x 25cm (each)


Exhibited in:

62@50, Holden Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester (2012)

Nadelwerke (Needle Works), Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany (2012)

Construct, Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire, North Wales (2014)

Solo Gallery, The Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace, London (2014)

Solo Gallery, The Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate, North Yorkshire (2014)