I have taken hundreds of photographs on our coastal walks, but so many pictures of the pretty pink thrift flowers which scatter the paths in early summer. I love the way they cling to the cliff edges like a little pink frill. In my sketchbook I have prepared a piece to be used for an upcoming … More Clifftop Thrift
I usually only make my own cards at Christmas time – and it’s usually a mass-production, last-minute job! This year an idea fell into my lap, as our Creative Stitch group had used teabags recently and I had over enthusiastically prepared a very large batch. Not only that, but I had left them to steep for … More Christmas In October!
A good opportunity to do some hand stitching – this little piece was made purely to put a surface to use. At the Creative Stitch group I belong to we had collected tea bags to use in our textile work. After drying and removing the tea they can be used in all sorts of creative … More Purple Cone Flower
Back in the summer, the Creative Stitch group I belong to, spent a morning using indigo dye. We had stitched some pieces in preparation but also experimented with different fabrics in the dye vat, the idea being that we would use the fabrics this term for a new project. I decided to combine my indigo fabrics with … More Cloth Folder
This is a new workshop, ideal for those needing an introduction to using soluble materials with their sewing machine. It is a very simple project so would also be good for people who aren’t very confident with their free machining. For the more experienced I am planning a workshop for next year that is an … More Snowflakes Workshop