Parasols reflect an era of gentility, and are distinguished by their quintessential femininity. By way of contrast, ‘Team Spirit’ highlights ‘ladettes’ in the 21st century and a culture centred on drinking.

Exhibited in:

Interventions, 62 Group exhibition, Platt Hall, Gallery of Costumes, Manchester (2012)

Hand Stitch Perspectives Book Tour, The Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace & L’Aguille en Fete, Paris, France (2013)

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