Whilst I have spent a lot of time around artists of various persuasions over the years, I have never until now personally commissioned an actual work of art. However, as both myself and my partner Leah had exactly the same response to Antoinette Burchill’s latest venture into what she calls ‘stitching snark’ (i.e. “We have to get one of those!!”), we got one. Indeed I think it may be the first one in existence. I suspect it may not be the only one for very long…..