Concertina Book – WIP

I am continuing work on my Italy-inspired concertina book – using rubbings , pastels, water colour, collage and tape. These…

Embroidery – Danish rings

These Danish rings – here called Hedebo Ringe – are used in traditional Danish embroidery, often white on white. I…

Inspiration

I recently saw an exhibition of works by the Danish artist Beth Mohr. She works with memories – both the…

Concertina Book – Italy

I am continuing work in my Italy book, in between sewing projects – but only moving slowly forward. This book…

Embroidering a cactus

I have made a start on the cactus piece for my friend. I am starting on black cotton, but the…

Sketchbook Pages

I have been trying to draw this lovely ram’s horn from The Faroes. It is difficult because it twists and…

Embroidering a Cactus?

This gorgeous painting by artist Hanne Feldt hangs in the dining room of one of my friends. She has asked…

Concertina Books – Italy

Inspired by Karen Stamper’s online courses, I have started on my next concertina sketchbook. This time I am using an…

Stitch Chestnuts

This is what I have been sewing for the last couple of evenings – it is the last take on…