Monday, 13 November 2017

the great barrier reef

Recently I have been inspired by the Hand & Lock competition brief looking at bio-mimicry. Looking at how things work is a hobby of mine and this took me to a wonderful book by W. Sackville-Kent who took photos of the Great Barrier Reef in 1894. A student of Darwins' bulldog no less, the images speak of study and discovery. This in turn has led me to discover the Australian Impressionists. At the time Australia was building a new nation, these artists sought to establish individuality in relation to location through landscape painting. My drawings and stitches aim to bring together our own understanding of locally global.

Thursday, 2 November 2017

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Wednesday, 13 September 2017

postcard project continues with help

Please keep sending in your postcard creations, we love receiving them and adding them to the collection.
Two cards came today with a very flora and forna theme, not sure if they are from the same person or if serendipity is at play.

Another beautiful donation from Heather Anne.

Monday 18th September, the Textiles for Thought discussion group met at my house today and we sat around the dining table busying our hands whilst we talked. Many thanks to Liz Hewitt, Deborah Pawle, Patricia Brownen and Janet Clarke for their wonderful creative contribution while we discussed the range of exhibitions we'd seen over the summer.

Many thanks to Heather Anne for sending us this fabulous postcard.

Very excited to receive the first two postcards. Both very different and both wonderful.

We were pleased to see how many people took our postcards from the exhibition at 44AD last week and from the West Country Quilt and Textile show the weekend before. Many thanks to those who took them. We can't wait to see what you have done and including them into our next exhibition in Bampton.

Monday, 4 September 2017

Set up day at 44AD

 All artists arrived early to setup at 44AD. All work unwrapped,curators had the task of making  it all flow. Plinths and stands arranged. Altered postcards strung together and hung. Last minute alterations sorted. Gallery ready for audience. Ready, steady go. Do come and see us 

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Silk bowl for pollen

Exhibition date getting closer, September 5th racing towards us. I have so much to do. I have made a list and gradually crossing items off, ha ha! One of them a bowl to contain wonderful pollen the bees have collected.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

work in progress

Hoping to finish for the next exhibition in Bampton, Corinne

Thursday, 24 August 2017


Work for 'Underpinning' is just about complete so now I am putting fabrics together to cut up and stitch to make some cards