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Recently I have been running workshops making textile pieces of faces.
In Your Dreams This is a very large quilt based on dreams. Exhibited at the Festival of Quilts at the National Exhibition Centre, Solent University and Romsey Abbey . LINK to How I made it. Undercurrents In this piece I … Continue reading
The background was printed and I used a mixture of fabric and stitch for the sea.
While travelling in London at the weekend I noticed this image and managed to grab a photo, it reminds me of an important moment in my life. It also has a lot in common with my train photos with clear … Continue reading
I am thinking about the theme of my previous piece “the Rise in Solo Living” and taking it into 3D. I want to make a figure contained in a transparent box. A few images I’ve seen have resonated with me, … Continue reading
My original concept started when I read an article in the Guardian in March 2012 the “Rise and rise in solo living”. It was about the phenomena that more and more people are choosing to live alone within large cities … Continue reading
The exercise here was to incorporate all kinds of free machine stitch into a sample. We needed to include: straight stitch, zigzag stitch, granite stitch, whip stitch, cable stitch and feather stitch Advice included running the machine fast, but moving one’s … Continue reading
Dyes warm rich blended: scarlet, golden yellow, royal blue cold: magenta, lemon, turquoise Process Scouring fabrics Manutex to make the fabric stiff Labels for pots 1tsp colour mixed with little bit of warm water. Then in soup pots add Manutex. look re chemical water keep … Continue reading