Silver & metal threads with cotton threads and stumpwork wiring
Dimensions: 30 x 30 cm
Sonja Galsworthy graduated from the Royal School of Needlework in 1994 and had a varied career as a professional embroiderer until training to teach her skills as a freelance tutor at the RSN, Surrey Adult Learning and privately through her online business Thyme To Create. Sonja was a winner of the Beryl Dean Award for Teaching Excellence in Hand embroidery in 2020.
Vortex was inspired following a dream where Sonja was falling through a kaleidoscope of colour an uses textured metal threads and colourful cotton to create the 3D structure in this contemporary abstract piece.