My interest in all things ‘fibrey’ started when I was old enough to hold a needle!
From a very young age, I enjoyed watercolour painting too and that interest in colour spilt over into my passion for fibres and textiles.
At about the age of 7 I joined a craft group and learnt to weave on an Inkle loom with a group of ‘old’ ladies (well they seemed old to me at the time!) and my dad made me my very first loom.
My interest in fibre crafts grew steadily from there and I have tried my hand at knitting, spinning, felting, dyeing and more recently multilpe shaft weaving (thanks to my mum – check out her Etsy shop ‘tisserande’).
I can think of nothing better than spending hours painting or dyeing fibres and yarns, spinning or weaving and of course trying new things! Outside of my full time day job, I try to…
- Born on December 25
- Joined May 1, 2009
- Poitiers, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France