Now a registered trademark for fashion and homewares.

Join my blog as I experiment with colour, pattern and textile arts ...







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










Wednesday, 29 August 2012

A Hint of Africa

My latest Sew Weekly offering - full details on the website.  I'm a bit disappointed with the photos which make me look a bit wonky but the dress is fine in real life.  In fact it's one of my favourites so far.  I can't wait to finish the bag which I have all cut out and ready ...



Monday, 20 August 2012

Herman

A local village was holding a 'best knitted character' competition and I thought I'd have a go ... but I fell in love with my entry and couldn't part with him ... here he is, pattern from the January 2012 edition of Let's Knit magazine...

Thursday, 9 August 2012

A Grand Day Out

Yesterday, I took time out and went with family to the East Lincolnshire coast on a coach trip.  Amazingly, the weather was fabulous for the day.  So, I tried to re-create the famous Vintage Poster which promoted travelling by rail to the area.  There were a few tries before I could get it more or less right ... but I had a lot of fun!  I am wearing a Goldhawk Road fabric skirt ...


Running for it ...

Nearly there ...

Ooops - slightly out of frame ...

That's the one!

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

City and Guilds Module 4

There was a lot of work other than sampling in this module - lots of experiments at some simple design work.  I've since completed Module 5 ... photos to come!