'Deep in the folds of our hallowed hills'
Detail from a tripych for the Hospice in the Weald at Five Ashes.
Commissioned artworks for individuals
Installations, panels, robes and cloths
Large scale banners, installations and wall hangings
About the artist
Bespoke contemporary textiles, surface embroidery, layering, colour and always silk...
Textiles to arrest and ponder
Polly Meynell lives in West Sussex and makes bespoke textile art works for individuals, private homes, public buildings, and sacred spaces.
She has a created large scale banners, wall hangings and panels in addition to bespoke robes and costume for special events, theatre and public buildings. She has designed for red carpet actors, theatrical productions, Bishops and Cathedrals, the Drapers’ Company, the Lutheran Church in New York USA, to name a few.
Commemorative textiles for Bradford Cathedral. BBC Songs of Praise
Interviewed by Pam Rhodes in St Aidan's chapel talking about the start of Bradford Cathedral's newly commissioned textiles.
Stitching the Cathedral. Bradford's community art piece.
This short video describes the value of a community art project in bringing people together over a common goal.
A short film, shot and produced by Bea Harmston was created during the Summer of 2020, giving a little insight into my working practice.