Dear readers Building on the ‘Sewn Heart’ series I have recently been commissioned to work on some additional stitched collage pieces. Work is currently in progress and I am really enjoying the process of creating surface textures and dimensions by layering and patchworking fabrics and fibres together with stitching and embroidery. I have included snippets … More Textile Collage
Dear readers Added to the the range of creative work I do, I love designing soft furnishings and home wares and I’ve just completed a small range for a local business located in Fraser Street in Clunes. The French Pear Store offers a taste of ‘the provincial’ which includes fashion items and accessories, country styled … More French Pear
During April I had the fortunate experience to attend the Ballarat Fibre Arts School for 5 days. It truly was one of the most inspiring weeks working with Canadian Textile Artist Susan Purney Mark. In her class, we explored colour dying and design. Using soya wax relief we also experimented with hand painting, silk screens … More Fibre Arts Ballarat 2015
Dear readers April was such a busy and somewhat crazy month with many activities on the go. I realised I haven’t posted any updates for a while but rest assured I have been creative nonetheless. I started this birthday project for my little nephew Barry J. in March at the Stawell Quilters Retreat at Cave … More Barry J.