Embroidery

SUNDAY ARTIST BLOG SPOT: INTRODUCING ALISON PETERS

Welcome to the second of what I hope to be a regular spot on my blog. Today I would like to introduce you to the wonderful Alison Peters whom I met at this years Isle of Wight Open Studio event.  Her work is just amazing and I am hoping very much that I can learn some… Continue reading SUNDAY ARTIST BLOG SPOT: INTRODUCING ALISON PETERS

Crochet · Embroidery · Knitting · Sunday Guest

SUNDAY GUEST ARTIST SPOT: INTRODUCING YARNSMITH STUDIO

Welcome to my Sunday Guest Artist spot.  This week I want to introduce you to my wonderful friend of many years, Owner and Designer Tracy O’Brien, of  The Yarnsmith Studio.   She writes: I am based near to Brighstone on the beautiful Isle of Wight, where I have lived since 2007. It truly is a… Continue reading SUNDAY GUEST ARTIST SPOT: INTRODUCING YARNSMITH STUDIO

Embroidery · Workshop

“STITCHTIONARY” A NEW APPROACH TO AN OLD LESSON

One of the workshops I teach is called “Stitchtionary” and it is a new approach to an old lesson.  I love to stitch and have lots of books with endless diagrams in them in my studio library.  I love to thumb through the pages and try out new stitches to see how they look and… Continue reading “STITCHTIONARY” A NEW APPROACH TO AN OLD LESSON

Embroidery

THE FIRST PERIWINKLE STUDIO WEEKEND WORKSHOP EVENT – SEPTEMBER 2015

In the run up to this years Open Studio event, I met with several of the artists for a coffee at the local pub across the road from the venue.  It was here that I voiced the idea that had been brewing in my head for some time.  I asked them whether they thought it… Continue reading THE FIRST PERIWINKLE STUDIO WEEKEND WORKSHOP EVENT – SEPTEMBER 2015

Embroidery

CREWEL EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP

CREWEL EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP – Sunday 23 August 2015 – £27 per person and includes all the course materials you need. I am teaching a day workshop for the lovely Taj Crafts, Holliers Farm, Isle of Wight. This gently paced course requires no previous experience. I will demonstrate stitches and guide you through each stage of… Continue reading CREWEL EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP

Applique · Embroidery · English Piecing · Hexagons

Hexagon Madness

I have been bitten by a serious bug and I might not ever recover. I am living and breathing hexagons! I am making them! I am doodling them and I see them everywhere. The last time I made these little gems I was 19 and at the very start of my love affair with everything… Continue reading Hexagon Madness