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Iceland 1983 – 30 Years Old

Iceland 1983 – 30 Years Old

In the July 1983 I went on a schools expedition to Iceland walking across ice flows, volcanic ash and obsidian, passed natural spas, geysers and steam vents. It was an amazing experience.  After we got back to Reykjavik we had a morning to go out and about before...
Socks – Who’d Have Thought…

Socks – Who’d Have Thought…

I’m pleased with myself.  Last summer I had a go at my first ever sock knitting on four (sometimes five) double pointed needles.  It was a fiddle at first, especially working out how NOT to end up with three clear tramlines down the sock from where I moved from...
Yarndale 2013

Yarndale 2013

Great News! I’ve been busy running workshops at the Chapel Gallery and finding new opportunities to develop my own work. I am pleased to say I will be exhibiting and selling artwork and kits as well as promoting my workshops at the inaugural Yarndale event.  It...
A Skulk of Foxes

A Skulk of Foxes

Amazing what you learn when curiosity and creativity collide, don’t you think?  That mischievous Mr. Ginger Fox seems to have found some friends. I was out walking the hound of dracula, aka ‘Zoltan’, in a beautiful winterwonderland in Wensleydale...
Mr. Ginger Fox

Mr. Ginger Fox

I’ve had a thing growing about foxes recently inspired by felt foxes seen on Pinterest and the ceramic ‘Mr Fox’ created by my good friend Anna-Mercedes Wear.  It always amazes me how much can be conveyed through art.  How the tilt of a head,...
2013 – Here we come…

2013 – Here we come…

… from there we went! This last year has had some amazing events from relocation, renovations and establishment of a new gallery space in Wensleydale.  So many new opportunities, trials, floodings and reasons to celebrate.  This all being said and noted does...
Glass Commissions

Glass Commissions

Having exhibited and sold a number of these free-standing sheep scenes I have been commissioned to make a selection of sheep related scenes.  These are two heading their way up North.  Another fulfilled commission is hanging on each of the guest doors at Loxely House...
Beach Hut DVD

Beach Hut DVD

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIV1AsLua6Y[/youtube] Trailer for the new Beach Hut Art Quilt DVD. This DVD will be launched in November at the Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas.  The DVD will be available both on the New English Quilter stand at the Houston...
Natty Necklace

Natty Necklace

The Mother-of-the-Bride commissioned this necklace for her daughter’s special day.  The colours were selected to co-ordinate with her dress and earrings were made to match.  It is fully beaded using semi-precious stone chips and size 8 and 11 beads with a silver...