April 17, 2018
The privilege of handling Grinling Gibbons originals inspired me to create a Jacobean crewelwork piece. Read the full story here
From Journeyman to King’s Carver: The Genius of Grinling Gibbons. Exhibition open 14 April 20
April 8, 2018
I am passionate about sharing what I've learned, and an easy way I can do that is by show and tell.
As you can see, I've created a mini photographic studio in my sewing room. The key was getting a tripod which holds the DSLR camera pointing straight down. Then I used t...
March 4, 2018
As most parents will appreciate, teaching a child to tie shoelaces, pull up zips and do up buttons can be quite a task. My friend's son has autism, and encouraging him to learn self-dressing skills can be a real challenge.
Motivation is key, and my friend had the great...
March 2, 2018
I had the privilege of being in the top three finalists for the Sew&So National Needlecraft Awards: "Needlecrafter of the Year".
It was very exciting to be invited to the ceremony at the 2018 Spring Knitting & Stitching Show, and to see my blackwork of a CrossFitter "80...
February 27, 2018
Stitched weightlifter "80 Kilos" has been shortlisted for National Craft Awards 2018: "Needlecrafter of the Year". The depiction of a CrossFit weightlifter in stitch took 150 hours.
Augustus Pugin angel created in goldwork
Autism snack box covers
Stitched weightlifter shortlisted
Sew Coach! Stitching tutorials
Grinling Gibbons in stitches
Finalist in the National Needlecraft Awards