Let's face it, most creatives work on one or more crafts at the same time. When not using my crochet hook I like to embroider or stitch in other ways. For many years I owned a shop specialising in all the textile arts, and the time has come to destash/reduce stock as we will no… Continue reading Crochet or …..
I've decided to count these rows slightly differently. I have no idea if this will work - it will be too late to change by the time it is finished. Here's the first colour repeat. I think the colours will become more apparent in the next post. I'm also wondering if I dare take… Continue reading First colour sequence finished
Hospital Which has recently been visited far too often. Sadly, I think this will curtail my A-Z postings for a while 😦 Posted for the April A-Z challenge.
Grids I find grids very useful. Squared paper is easy to obtain, but better still - the grid you draw. Measuring isn't obligatory - and I often start by drawing a rough grid by 'eye' in my journal. Are you a quilter? Quite an interesting way of developing your own personal quilting pattern is to… Continue reading Blogging from A-Z April Challenge – G is for
Dyeing! I love colour. It's been my pleasure to work with it for over 30 years. I've been producing a range of hand threads, fibres and fabrics since I was first introduced to the process in the late 1980s. Over the years I have developed a number of techinques to produce many mixed colours. The… Continue reading Blogging from A-Z April Challenge – D is for..
Collage I enjoy working with paper. It began as a design tool for textiles - but after discovering that it was also a useful base for stitch it has more and more become an integrated part of my work. Paper is so readily available! It doesn't need to be expensive. The cover of this book… Continue reading Blogging from A-Z April Challenge – C is for..
No scheduled letters for today. Sunday is a rest day. Here's a quick glimpse of one of my journals. I'll be sharing more later this month.