The knitting bug got me!
Art Fashion show, painters painting the fabric like they would a canvas
Stitched silk thread, no fabric, lamp and neck pieces
Inspired by the Barrier reef. Over 35,000 metre of silk thread, no fabric to create this vessel.
Embroidered Rings, inspired by seed pods
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]