Making things is part of who I am. Ever since I can remember I have invented ideas using textiles, wool felt, paper, thread and glue. My love for vintage textiles has inspired me for many years over which time I have salvaged and collected vintage linens, textiles, buttons, ribbons and old books. My work cupboards, yes I have more than one, are stuffed full of fabrics, threads, buttons, ribbons, old papers, trimmings and old print blocks! As well as forming a media for my work vintage textile and unusual objects are a constant inspiration together with nature and my surroundings I'm always drawing ideas from the wilds of the sea and the beautiful british countryside. I also have a passion for the use of the printed WORD and love hand printing which I have now incorporated into my textile pieces.
The things I make are sometimes decorative but mostly functional, be it an…
- Born on June 26
- Joined December 12, 2007