Sunday, 30 January 2011

One World One Heart giveaway..........


CLICK HERE to find out more




Welcome to my blog hope you enjoy looking around and meeting me, my family, my dogs and my passion which ,apart from the aforementioned of course, is texiles in every form and colour I am an official colourholic......
Well its One Heart Giveaway ....an amazing idea started by Lisa Swifka ....what a lovely way to meet fellow creative bloggers.....
Click on the Icon on my sidebar to tell you all about it..... the 'door' prize from me is a purse/pencil case ....background fabric and embroidery made by my fair hands...also two cards one slightly bigger than an ATC.......draw will take place on Feb 17th ...just leave a comment to be entered ....
...Good Luck...xx

Monday, 17 January 2011

Playing with plastic and sea themed creations ......


These are some mixed media paintings I did a while ago based on sea ,seaweed, water and leaves.........bit different from my textile work.......









Playing with melted plastics ........these will probably end up in some new ATCs...



A piece of felt I made ...ammonite done in free machine embroidery

A papier mache mirror that I made eons ago which is hanging in my hallway.......

Sunday, 16 January 2011

Oh I do love to be beside the sea at Bognor ......

Went to Littlehampton and Bognor today ...had egg and chips at the Blue Dolphin and a brisk walk along the promenade ...come with us ......x

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How many press ups can you do Jim ...wink wink !!!......x
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Saturday, 15 January 2011

Clever Stitch ........


No not a textile post ......a clever little trick Jim taught Stitch ......x
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Thursday, 13 January 2011

Bloggy friends are the BEST..........



I am so lucky to have such great bloggy friends here are some goodies from Lisa and Kim .....Thank you so much ....xx




Monday, 10 January 2011

New hair ......Old work .........


Had my hair cut today ....on a whim .....what d'ya think ??

Here is some work that hasn't seen the light of day for a while .....thought I'd share it as I am in a bit of hibernation mode as far as work is concerned at the mo .....

printed organza with machine stitching and beading ....


This was melted plastics layered and stitched .......


Melted plastics machine stitched ........


Hand made paper in spiral shape then machine stitched........


Hand made paper machine stitched.........


I transfer printed the fabric then machine stitched the pattern........


The next are a series of weaving using everything from yarn to wire to stalks to cup cake paper to straw etc ....then making the weaving 3D in some way and then adding embellishments ..they were fun to do .........the inspiration was Godrevy Beach nr St Ives........





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