Wendy Elizabeth Exclusive Designs in Knotted Art
Highlights of 2015
I was commissioned by Flag Fen to make a bag to hold replica Bronze Age implements and fibres including a bronze sword and for use by the tour guides. See my exhibition page.
Demonstrated nettle spinning for “Be nice to nettles day” at The Norris Museum. St. Ives Huntingdon www.norrismuseum.org.uk
And for a complete change from tying knots I accepted a commission from Chatteris
Museum, Cambridgeshire to dress a mannequin as Boudicca. I hand stitched all the
clothing, under tunic, over dress and cloak and sourced the accessories from talented
I hope you enjoy browsing and if you like my designs and want something exclusive to yourself, I’ll be happy to create a design for you; just contact me.
Preparing nettle fibres for spinning at Flag Fen on a cold day!
Welcome to my Website
A self taught Knotologist’ and a member of the International Guild of Knot Tyers, I have a flair for the unusual and a natural ability for tying knots into imaginative and original designs without the use of patterns. Taking inspiration from the natural, ancient and modern worlds I make macramé and Chinese knot jewellery, clothes, accessories, furnishings, sculptures and masks.
Fascinated by the history of knotting, both usage and superstition I study ancient
knotting techniques and have taught myself how to process fibres from nettles and
spin them into yarn. I undertake commission work for re-
I demonstrate regularly at Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre in Peterborough, England, and in the past at Ruddington Framework Knitters Museum (Victorian) in Nottingham, England (Very apt) as knotting fits historically in both eras.