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Collection: Vanessa Ion

Vanessa Ion has combined her love of making art with craft by creating crochet characters that are unique and made without a pattern. She aims to capture facial expressions that her subjects might have when there is no audience – when no-one is looking.

Vanessa is from Yorkshire, England and moved to Sydney in 2007. She has a BA (Hons) in Fine Art in the UK but says her most influential moments came from great art teachers she had in high school teaching her to observe and absorb a subject matter before diving in.

Her mum taught her how to crochet about 10 years ago and she hasn’t stopped since.

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Image Credit: Vanessa Ion, Crocheted Tea Cosy, 2017. Photo: Boaz Nothman