DRESSING UP GRAYSON Project made for Grayson Perry’s alter-ego Claire. Merging together symbolic appliques, panel structure and bib shirts seen in American cowboy suits with meticulous cross stitching of Victorian embroidery samplers and handkerchief needlework to create a childish fun bodysuit for Claire to play in. The garment has several layers of print to build depth and variety of texture – starting with digital print, moving on to multiple screen printing layers, special foiling and raising effects and finished off with hand embroidery.

Weaving, piping, machine embroidery, hand cross stitch, beadwork, applique, digital print, screen-printing, foiling on cotton,polyester and silk.