Thursday, 25 September 2014

Embellishing an old Lampshade

I'm working on decorating a plain cream lampshade
with a series of embellishments.
If it works out okay I will do one using vintage reds.

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Workshop Samples......

I have got another Beginners Craft Workshop
on the 7th June.
so I am working on some samples.
im still working on this one
 for my ladies
 We will be using  8" inch embroidery hoops.
I'm looking forward to seeing what they all produce as I know they will all be so individual.

Monday, 17 March 2014


Link across below to see the work of mixed media artist 

One I Made Earlier Today by Lynn Holland: PEOPLE WHO INSPIRE ME........ TINA GILMORE: I came across mixed media artist TINA GILMORE the other day via artist CATHY CULLIS. Here is a statement Tina makes about hersel...

Sunday, 9 March 2014


I like to use words when I stitch

To see some how other people use words and letters
A Personal Photo Challenge

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Photoframe from an embroidery hoop

 I was asked if I could find an unusual way of framing this little photograph.  The lady didnt want to put it in a normal picture frame, she wanted something different.
I machine stitched the picture to the gingham
then added the pieces of vintage lace with handstitching after inserting it in the embroidery hoop.

Saturday, 21 December 2013

Somethings I'm proud of this year

Learning how to stitch.

Thanks to Karen Ruane 
I love the things I've made.