The 2018 and onwards blog is now at https://textilegoddessblog.wordpress.com Below are my archives, over ten years in blogging and most of my textile life.
…. so, now at least I know why I can’t post pictures to Blogger using my usual App “Picasa has been folded into Google Photos, and in the course of the transition, Google has forbidden apps such as MarsEdit
I keep a sketchbook of flowers and leaves and other design elements for reference, very handy when designing these pieces of work.I have an urge to paint….. and to sew in neutrals… but, commercial head on, these colourful pieces will
Again a combination of felt, liberty print fabric, printed fabric (through my printer), silks and cottons. Blackberries in the making.
As I’ve been really busy the last few weeks with my self set deadline to product six to ten pieces of work as soon as possible.All using wool in some way and all suitable for photographing and card making. Here
Just what it’s all about really isn’t it? ART. That desire to express what’s inside you, to give it form, texture, shape, space and colour. Sometimes it’s easy and looks exactly as you imagined it to be, sometimes it’s
Thought I would show you how this flower evolved – over hours of work and several days of pondering. Trying to get the correct colour, adding more petals, softening the background. For sale in the Etsy Shop
Morning walk, up a hill past Chatton, looking back towards the Cheviot Hills. Fantastic view. Spotting rock art on lonely outcrops Final destination Ketley Crags. WOW. One of the best examples I’ve seen and in a stunning setting. More
Newsletter for the Quilters Guild region 15E
When guests are arriving there is an incentive to get on with curtain making…. Beautiful fabrics, though very delicate (no unpicking here) and very slippery! An excuse to use the elephant ribbon thats been on the shelf for a year