Some of my more recent work
The Tipsy Stitcher 2015
Black linen wholecloth discharged with household bleach. 30" x 48" £250
In My Garden 2014
All the plants which grow in my garden, including the weeds. White wholecloth, rollered background, stamped and stitched 24" x 48" £250
Suffolk Hedgerow 2014
Plants, and other things, found in the hedgerow near my home. SOLD
Copperplate Triptych 2015
Black linen wholecoth, discharged, applique, stitched and burnt. £250 each or £600 for the set
Summer Flurries 2015
White wholecloth, screenprinted, applique, stitched. £250
The Woodlanders 2013
White wholecloth, screenprinted, applique, stitch. £250
Under the Greenwood Tree 2015
Shrivel Up and Dye panels, dyed linen, sheers, stitched and burnt. £250
A piece made for the Essex and Suffolk Quilters Diamond Jubilee challange. Cellophane wrappers, sheers and felt. Stitched and burnt. 18" x 24" £100
A mixed media piece on canvas made for the first ever Tin Hut Textiles exhibition in June 2012. Metal, paper, sheers, found objects, stitched and burnt. Machine and hand stitching. 18" x 24" £100
Blueberry Bright. A piece which began as a teaching sample.Made from layered sheers, stitched and burnt with added hand stitching and beads. Now sold.
Further adventures in using sweet wrappers and sheers. A modern twist on the traditional cathedral window design. 18" x 24 " £100
Out of the Blue.
A textured piece made for the Out of the Fold exhibition in Oct 2011.A view of the English Countryside from a plane window. My 'View from the blue' 18" x 54" £150
Out of the Blue - close-up
Celtic Quality Street
Cellophane wrappers, sheers and felt. Stitched and burnt. NFS
Celtic Quality Street Close-up
Sweetie Stained Glass
My family nobly ate their way through boxes of sweets so that I could use the cellophane wrappers along with synthetic sheers to create this piece. Stitched then marked with a soldering iron.
Delicate detailed silk painting is definitely not my forte but when the colours began to bleed I helped it along with a scraper and stitched the result into squares.
A piece made at a workshop with Kim Thittichai using painted lutradur, tyvek and sheers. Stitched and cut back with a soldering iron.
A favourite piece made from layers of sheers on a piece cotton base, machine stitched and heat gunned.
Light weight lutradur painted and then coloured gesso used ot create dark spiral resists. Stitched then heatgunned.
A combination of newspaper, lining paper and others coloured with inks paints and markal ready to stitch.
Newspaper and magazine images torn up and laminated to a sheer using matt medium. Added net. Stitched.