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