My Journey – along the jetty

This session has been focusing on cobbles! This involves fixing tiny scraps of fabric in place and then ‘scribbling’ over the top with a circular stitch, fiddly – but the effect is worth it! I’ve decided to tease you with only close up shots from now on – so that the Grand Reveal in aContinue reading “My Journey – along the jetty”

Wise Birds -Wise Words

Just a quick post on some other work I’ve been doing on Wednesdays. Working with Cancer patients and their families, we’ve been knitting and crocheting owls for a few weeks and now they are all roosting on a papier mache branch looking into the treatment area. Each wise bird carries a messenger bag and inContinue reading “Wise Birds -Wise Words”

Good Friday outings…

A day away from the sewing machine today…lovely sunshine in Northumberland today. A trip to Gallery 45 to check on the exhibition – images matching the weather today! Glorious sunshine all day long, we walked along the shore at Low Newton by the Sea and I was intrigued by these..perfect holes gouged into the rock. Manmade? I’llContinue reading “Good Friday outings…”

My Journey – building a town

Another busy day stitching – you can tell because the fabric piles aren’t quite so neat and tidy today! I paid a visit to the local library this week and was delighted to discover a copy of ‘Threads – The Delicate Life of John Craske’ by Julia Blackburn.  The book tells the story of the author’sContinue reading “My Journey – building a town”

My Journey -green hills and chimney pots

This is what I’ve been working on today – the top section of the third panel and look…! The first buildings are appearing!  I should also mention that yes, I really did need three different pairs of scissors – little silver ones for threads, purple handled ones for cutting papers, black shears for FABRIC ONLY..sorryContinue reading “My Journey -green hills and chimney pots”

Acres of blue sky…

It was such a lovely morning today, so before starting to stitch I went for a walk with a friend in the sunshine (observing blue sky for research😊) Lots of chat, fresh air, exercise and a cappuccino set me up nicely for a day in the attic – and we saw one of these tooContinue reading “Acres of blue sky…”

Recent Work now on display

One of my freelance roles involves working on Arts in Health projects. These three pieces are from one project I’m involved in. These three applique panels show the philosophy of  hospice care. Patients and staff were involved in choosing the colours for the words. They chose words with resonance to themselves and selected a colourContinue reading “Recent Work now on display”