My textile pieces are very diverse and organic. I love working with texture and colour, combining stitch with other mediums. Sometimes I hand embellish needle felting, or just create a piece using free machine embroidery. I might stitch over a monoprint or directly onto paper.
There are no rules - just being brave and intuitive!
I was thrilled to have a commission to produce an embroidery to celebrate a 50th Wedding Anniversary
Embroidery of a church to celebrate a 50th wedding anniversary
Boxes of therapy
I was thrilled when the talented Mr @andrewmajor featured my textile art work on his new single.
Collage, print and stitch
The theme of 'my house' for a stitching project conjured up the hollyhocks that grow outside my window.
Free machine embroidery
This is a little free machined image of a festive robin. Stitched onto calico and mounted.
I adore swifts and love to see them swooping around the sky every summer.
A bird in a lacy bush of free machine embroidery
Mixed media and embroidery
Mixed media and embroidery on vintage fabric
Unique needle felted lap top case
This piece was made from scraps of handmade felt I have left over from making a laptop case. I have always loved hares and decided to add a couple dancing in the moonlight. It was sold to a very good friend of mine.
I love the therapy of crochet and here I have made some little bowls to keep those important items in. You can find them in my Etsy shop.
Pinned heart for sawdust Heart Exhibition.
Heart for Embroiderers Guild 100 Hearts Exhibition.
Needle felting and hand embroidered. This piece was inspired by a summer meadow in Switzerland filled with flowers. I love the green pallet of these wool tops that originated from Japan.
I love needle felting and embroidery and this was inspired by the tiny Caribbean Leeward Island of Nevis dominated by a volcano covered in rain forest, teaming with monkeys, birds and insects, vibrant in all shades of green, glorious sunsets and crystal clear sea. We stayed here for our honeymoon and returned 30 years later, staying in a tree house in the rain forest. This piece is created with textiles I bought on the island, needle felting, machine and hand embroidery. I have attempted to crea
Needle felting with hand embroidery embellishment. This piece was inspired by the heather and colours of the Scottish Highlands. It is currently on display at Wantage Museum as part of the "Another horizon"exhibtion.