I have spent much of my artistic life exploring different needlework and quilting traditions which I draw on when designing embroidery, appliqué and quilted pieces. My designs often start with a “big idea” – it could be a word, an article in the paper, a garden planting, a vintage fabric… This idea is then re-interpreted in my sketchpad and eventually a quilt or other textile.
Recently, I have also begun to experiment with printing on textiles and dyeing with both commercial and natural
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