I work with Copyright by day and Craft by night ....

Marguerite Designs is now a registered trademark for fashion and homewares.

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I love photography, drawing, painting, working with fabrics/yarn and anything vintage ...

Sunday, 27 February 2011

Beaded Scarves - My latest Sew Weekly creation

These are in a velvety fabric that changes colour in the light. All are edged with hand sewn beaded fringing.

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Colour Reference

I've started a new colour book. Some examples of experiments ...

Monday, 21 February 2011

Sew Weekly II

Tunic, Apron & Special 'Coco' Dress!

Sew Weekly I

Since the beginning of this year, I've been following the themes set by the online challenge, 'The Sew Weekly'. My attempts so far include a parka style coat influenced by something already seen in a shop, a blue flowered shirtdress, and a top using fabric I already stashed away - more in the next post!

Thursday, 17 February 2011

City and Guilds Module 2

I'm currently doing a City and Guilds qualification in hand knitting. I'm in the middle of module 3, but my favourite so far has been module 2 which concentrates on colour.

Monday, 7 February 2011

Mousehole, Cornwall - commission

I had a picture in an exhibition and as a result, I received this commission. It's pen and wash, my favourite technique, depicting the harbour in Mousehole, Cornwall.

Thursday, 3 February 2011

Repeating Seashells II

Using shell motifs, rather than an allover effect.


Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Repeating Seashells I

An allover design ....