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It's been a busy week. Dying lots of embroidery threads and making good progress on the veil. Even managed to fit in some socialising with friends and checked out a local textile exhibition. The size of the veil is daunting and repetitive stitching can be a boring process but 'boredom' hadn't entered my head when [...]

By | June 23rd, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I’ve Finally Started….

Just over 2 years ago I started a project for a wall hanging. It was to be made 3 dimensional with only stitched thread. After experimenting with stitches and exploring themes this project very quickly became MUCH bigger and a LOT more complicated than I thought. So for 2 years I have doodled, experimented and [...]

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17 Years ago I was designing my Final collection to complete my HND in fashion design. Inspired by India... I love the rich colours, textures and patterns found in India. For the collection I focused my designs on the colours, patterns and my favourite...dart manipulation The pictures below are the final designs completed, on professional [...]

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New Toy and New Sea Urchins

So my always faithful Sewing machine demanded retirement in Dec. I knew the day was coming and had already been looking at potential replacements. After some research I decided an industrial machine would be best for me. Reason 1 is speed, when I create my stitched thread cloth I am limited in size because of [...]

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Competition Win and Studio Makeover

I won my first ever competition! I enter quite a few competitions but the one I won was a prize I REALLY wanted to win. The prize was $5000 of California Closets to re-do my studio.  Woohooo! My space has always been very functional and storage has been portable ready to take with me on workshops [...]

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