Monthly Archives: May 2013

My Space

I love my studio space and I am very lucky to have such a great place to work in, so I thought I would share it with you – in pictures anyway.  It is a wooden garden office/studio made by … Continue reading

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Playing with Lino

Recently I have been thinking about (and also doing some experimenting) combining print and stitch in making new work.  The trouble is I don’t really want to screen print, and I have been working on ways of transferring drawings onto … Continue reading

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Worth the “Journey”

It’s no secret that I do like to visit exhibitions and that very often I find those that showcase the work of ‘ordinary’ people more interesting than the well publicised ‘blockbuster’ shows which are the regular fare of the larger … Continue reading

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Colourful Kaffe

Today I visited the fabulous exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum (www.ftmlondon.org) , Kaffe Fassett – A Life in Colour. Fashion and Textile Museum, Bermondsey The bonus to this visit was that I was fortunate enough to be part … Continue reading

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Artful Graffitti

Street Art often can be controversal and in the mind of many people it is seen as vandalism, but Street Art is more than the random spraying of paint on other folks walls.  Personally I love the imagination and artistry … Continue reading

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Projects, projects, projects – the end of the felt

So after chopping several of the felt samples from my recent workshop day up and turning them into ‘beautiful’ things – can I say that about my own work?  I was left with a few odd scraps which seemed too … Continue reading

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Projects, projects, projects – more felt corsages

It would be true to say that I can be a bit predictable.  I love corsages, and indeed brooches generally – although I know they aren’t terribly fashionable, no idea why.  So when I decided to make a felt corsage … Continue reading

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