Tweed Map Commissions

One of the best things about having an open studio is chatting to people about their favourite places. It's even more fun when a client tasks me with exploring a new place and bringing it to life in the form a textile map.

Scottish Art Commissions - Jane Hunter Artist in the landscape

Have a wee look at some of the recent places I've been commissioned to recreate in my style.

Orcas Island, Washington, USA

Commissioned as a wedding gift.  Orcas Island has special significance to the bride and groom. Orcas Island is one of the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington State in the Pacific Northwest.

Tweed Map Textile Art of Orcas Island PNW Jane Hunter Tweed Map Textile Art of Orcas Island PNW by Jane Hunter

Shotley Marina, Suffolk, England

This simple piece was commissioned as a birthday gift.  The marina is located at the confluence of the Rivers Orwell and Stour just opposite the major shipping port of Felixstowe.  Featuring representations of colourful shipping containers.

Tweed Map Textile Art - Shotley Marina - Suffolk - Jane Hunter Shotley Marina Map - Textile Art by Jane Hunter

Triple Locations; Scotland, England & Wales

Mam Barrisdale, Knoydart, Scotland. Roppa Edge, North Yorkshire Moors, England. Beacon's Horseshoe, Brecon Beacons, Wales.

Commissioned as a special gift by daughters for their mother.  The three locations mapped hold significant meaning for the family and are all places they have walked together. And the contours are gorgeous!

Mam Barrisdale Tweed Map - Textile Art by Jane Hunter Roppa Edge, Yorkshire Moors, Textile Map by Jane Hunter Beacon's Horseshoe Textile Map by Jane Hunter

Loch Feochan, Argyll, Scotland

This sizeable new art commission has come all the way from France. This is just a sneaky peak for the moment, as the client is patiently waiting for the framed piece to arrive.

I was thrilled to be able to visit this secret location on behalf of the client to take sketches and capture images of the place.

Jane Hunter Scottish Artist sketching in Argyll Seaweed from Loch Feochan, Argyll, Scotland Autumn at a Secret Cottage Loch Feochan by Lerags, Argyll Contour Map, Lerags, Argyll - Textile Art Commission - Jane Hunter Textile Map Art - Embroidery - Harris Tweed - Jane Hunter Scottish Artist

Get in touch if you would like to commission me to make a textile art piece representative of your favourite place.

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