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London Hand-Stitched Paper Patchwork, One Of A Kind

London Hand-Stitched Paper Patchwork, One Of A Kind
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Signed and dated original collage, not a print, with free UK delivery.

Hand stitched using papers I rescued from the bins of London, so very eco-friendly.

Each square depicts a person or character relating to an exhibition I visited: Sonia Delauney, Annette by Giacometti, John Singer Sargent, Ai Weiwei, Amalie Zuckerkandl by Gustav Klimt, Discobolus, Tom by Sophie Harris-Taylor, a puppet by Harry Vernon (owned by Peter Blake), Ethel Bartlett by Laura Knight, a Marlene Dumas portrait, images by Kurt Schwitters and Egon Schiele, Refridgerator by Allen Jones, an image from the Savage Beauty exhibition (Alexander McQueen) and, Eric Huntley at the Walter Rodney Bookshop

It measures 21cms x 21cms, but there is extra border for framing. A frame is not included.

It is a one-off piece, never to be reproduced.

£5 from this sale will go to Arts Emergency. This is a small London based charity aiming to ensure university doors are kept open for those most able to benefit from, but least able to pay for education.

In keeping with my eco-friendly ethos, it will arrive in a package made from used magazines and the like. I do not use single-use plastic and parcel tape.

Can be sent as a gift, with words of your choice.

Please be aware that if you live outside the EU you may be subject to a charge in accordance with your country's customs/duties laws.

Give me a shout if you have any questions,

Copyright: Alison Sye 2018


It gives me a kick to make art out of things others discard. Not to mention being very eco-friendly. All of the images I have used here were picked up at London museums and art galleries.

I absolutely never print anything. My materials have already been printed by someone else, and then thrown away.

Details for each individual square (giving credit to photographers etc...) are recorded on my blog,, as there is not enough room here.

You can also follow the making of my work on Instagram..

Drop by and say 'Hello'.

Thank you,

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