I have been taking part in the Community Stitch Challenge 2021 run by TextileArtist.org – the first free class having been given by the founder Sue Stone. It’s a great workshop and I’ve taken part in it with several friends and we’ve been sharing our progress. It has been really enjoyable undertaking something so different … More Mermaid Of Zennor
A beautiful piece of Japanese fabric – bought for me by my daughter – inspired this piece. The fabric was sold as a handkerchief but I thought it needed a better use. I have had this kimono pattern for many years and it is from an old edition of Patchwork and Quilting magazine (August 2004) … More Mini Kimono
A quick piece, using up a coloured background from my teabag dyeing and some scraps of silk velvet that already had bondaweb on the back. Machining to attach the shapes and a little hand stitch to finish.
This colour chart was made early last summer, when the days were light and sunny and being told to stay home – and paint and sew – seemed like a luxury! Nearly a year on the motivation to be creative and use our time productively has somewhat waned. The paint chart developed from an idea … More Colours Of Cornwall