I am a Textile Designer Maker who creates funky constructed textiles; wearable art and accessories from natural materials.
I like to work in natural materials and with traditional techniques such as knitting and weaving. I love natural forms, colours and textures. Working from landscapes or through study of nature's patterns, I make drawings and paintings and then manipulate these designs in order to develop textiles patterns. I hand dye my knitting with natural pigments and use Shibori, felting and hand embroidery to create my own contemporary constructed textiles from which I make unique accessories.
Originally posted on Colour Cottage: I got out some yarn piles and tried to arrange them in groups for weaving summer fabrics, relentlessly trying to design clothes for myself… Good thing I’m not overly vain! I’m in trouble both with…
Fantastic event in support of local charities with over 50 local artists showing and selling their original work. Well worth a visit – especially ANB artists Joanne Bowes and Vicky Johns (not that I am biased!)