When the lockdown was first announced I decided that I would complete unfinished crochet projects and learn a new skill. Below are two projects I finished; I’m quite pleased with the outcome. Here they are… How tall will it grow? A sunflower for my husband which was meant to be a Christmas present for 2019. … Continue reading Time for a new skill
In addition to my embroidered work, I spend my evenings tapestry weaving. I find weaving my own project in the evenings so relaxing after a hard day in the studio. Whilst working on my latest piece, I began thinking about how to source suitable yarn (and colours, of course) for my next project. Having studied… Continue reading All in a Spin
I have made a lot of progress last week and begun putting the experimental work into a portfolio so that people can see the development of the design. I always find it interesting to see other artists' design and making process as well as the finished piece. What have I been doing? Last week I… Continue reading Planning the design
For the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust An exciting start to 2020 In early January, I applied to take part in the project ‘Art in the Garden’ at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage with the Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust. I was delighted to discover that I had been successful, and I will be making an A3 free-motion embroidery inspired by… Continue reading Art in the Garden Commission
This blog is about my work and the textile artwork and projects I will be working on. I am a textile artist and illustrator; I create free-motion embroidered artwork using a domestic sewing machine. A bit about me... I studied a BSc Hons in Textile Design at Huddersfield University and specialized in Woven Design. When… Continue reading Sew exciting!