Surface Design Felting Workshop

I was lucky enough to win the spring 2014 online Surface design class with Fiona Duthie. I love felt as a surface to stitch and embellish. I taught myself while doing my textile degree but didn't realise I have been felting so badly for so many years! Of course life got in the way and [...]

By | February 9th, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Book Sale

I'm busy having lots of fun getting ready for this weekend Christmas art market I am hosting this weekend. Which seems the perfect time to clear out my books and have a book sale at the same time! I have selected which books I can part with, not an easy task, but when a friend [...]

By | November 26th, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas Market

My fingers and machine have been so busy lately stitching lots of new work and dying fabrics to match my hand dyed threads. I will hopefully be able to share pictures of some of my latest & new work soon, but most important news is I am hosting my second Christmas Market. Its in my [...]

By | November 11th, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Teaching Free Motion Machine Embroidery

I had a small wall hanging that included all the techniques taught in my free motion embroidery workshop. At a recent workshop a student liked my sample enough to buy it from me! When I was invited by Castles Sewing to teach my workshop I needed to make another sample for them to display in there store. [...]

By | August 9th, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thread Bowl

At this years Creative Stitches I was shown how to make coil fabric bowls by Steam Trunk Craft Works They are fun to make but I wondered if I could make a solid bowl made from only stitches, no fabric, stabilizer or glue. I made lace thread bowls at university, keeping some of the glue from [...]

By | July 13th, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments