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Solo Exhibition

I have realised I didn't do a post about my exhibition. I've done an article for Down Under Textiles magazine which will come out in August. I posted a video but it was a bit wobbly so I've revised it and posted it on You Tube or you can watch it here. I have [...]

By | 2017-04-14T09:02:59+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Blog|

Art Foamies Stamps

If It Doesn't Move - STAMP It! Stamping with ArtFoamies ArtFoamies Stamps are durable, bold foam stamps designed for use on many surfaces. They can be used with acrylic paints, inksand glazes. Each ArtFoamies Stamp comes with a freewashable, reusable StampBuddy pad. Sized to fit the stamp, the StampBuddy ensures even distribution of paint to get clean, crisp prints; it is [...]

By | 2017-04-11T21:50:11+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Art Foamies Stamps|

Cityscape Workshop

A quilt that just sort of grew out of nothing is now a really fun workshop. It combines a few different techniques to create an original cityscape White fabric is painted with good quality fabric paints in a landscape type colour scheme. Once painted the fabric is stitched into a tube and then cut into [...]

By | 2017-02-27T09:43:58+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Blog|

Continuing the Tradition

One of the highlights of my recent Japan Tour was a visit to the monthly market at the Kitano Tenmangu Temple which is held on the 25th of each month. I love scrambling around flea markets so a Japanese version was going to be an incredible adventure. There was of course a fabulous range [...]

By | 2017-02-13T16:01:06+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Blog|

Mounting onto Canvas Frames

I have been working on some pieces for my upcoming exhibition. I wanted to mount them on painted canvas frames and have been looking at different ways to do them, This is what I did after Peter painted the frames with flat black paint. Double sided tape was stuck to the top. I was only [...]

By | 2017-02-08T15:12:31+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Blog|

Quilt Labels

I hate doing labels - even more than trying to work out Artist Statements but over the years I have come up with a quick and simple method I used to do a nice little block in Word with my name , country and date and even remembered to leave room for the name of [...]

By | 2017-02-06T11:12:31+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Blog|

Book Making

I'm a great fan of Linda and Laura Kemshall who produce Design Matters TV This is a subscription service and they produce high quality videos every week. I've been a subscriber for years and look forward to their wide variety of topics every week. Laura recently demonstrated making small books from scratch and I [...]

By | 2017-01-14T08:01:48+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Blog|

Treasure Trove

You never know what you will find to help you on your artistic journey unless you look outside the obvious We were in a distinctly Korean area yesterday and were drawn to this shop by what I thought was a ginormous steamer. Apparently it is actually an oven but I've no idea how it is [...]

By | 2017-01-05T15:50:01+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Blog|

Hand Dyed Fabrics Revisited

As you probably know Peter and I have been dyeing fabrics for over 15 years. Ever since I learnt the basics from Carol Soderlund we have been creating beautiful fabrics on a high quality cotton poplin. If I could go back and count how many metres we had ordered from our supplier I am sure [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:02:20+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Breakdown Printing & Dressmaking

I've recently discovered Breakdown or Deconstructed Screen printing. There are a few good books/DVDs available on it including ones by Committed to Cloth & Kerr Grabowski. I've wanted to create yardage to make my own clothes so decided to use this technique Here is a little video showing what I did this time. I made [...]

By | 2016-12-16T10:36:27+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Blog|