Textile artist Mr. Finch loves sewing and stories.
Rescuing scraps of thread, fabric, curtains,
paper and beads, Finch stitches and pulls
to bring to life a world of magical threadbare
bunnies, insects, flowers and birds,
all of whom hold secrets and stories
from past lives.
The artist works alone, creating fairytale creatures
by hand in a studio full of books, glass jars
and naughty cats.
So very much to love in his whimsical works of heart…
Yer the bee’s knees, Finch.
and his new book is a wonderland of lovely:
Mister Finch: Living in a Fairy Tale World
Peek inside Finch’s Yorkshire Studio!
My favorite description of his folksy gems (from the artist):
“Storytelling creatures for people who are also a little lost, found and forgotten…”
Lost, found, and forgotten…oui.
But make no mistake, and herein lies the paradox:
with the artist’s eye and needlework love,
the creatures first imagined then born,
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Buy the book here: Mister Finch: Living in a Fairy Tale World
What are you collecting or creating at the moment?