This series shares often hidden experiences of motherhood through two fragile cot sized quilts and embroidered vintage baby shoes.
The words and handwriting were gathered as mothers told their personal stories of postnatal depression. The words are simply stitched. The quilts are imperfectly patched together – in the words of one mother “barely holding it together”.
It seems appropriate that each small paragraph takes hours of stitching – giving the words the attention and thought that they deserve.
You can read more about the story behind this work in my blog post.