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Really enjoying exhibiting at the ‘Farlington’ house and gardens again on this year’s local Art Trail… Being able to display textiles against the light, gives them a whole new dimension – and provokes a lot of new ideas…

Just having some fun with ‘netting’ knots, combining a selection of threads, braids and strips of fabric in my workroom – rather like selecting ingredients for a recipe… The finished ‘pieces’ drape beautifully, and are not as delicate as they look…

I love the way some pieces of fabric drape and behave when they are mid-construction, and seem to take on a life of their own. This piece will become a patchwork shawl, when fully grown…

Taking ‘time out’ this month to knit a cardigan to welcome young Ophelia into the family – and in the process, rediscovering the joys of hand knitting…

Just one of my many experiments of the moment, combining 2 layers of knitting – one knitted from bottom to top and the other from side to side…

And so, another New Year and so many new possibilities to explore! I just love to see the knitting needles and daffodils in my studio talking to each other – plus the long, low winter light creeping across my yarn ‘stash’. It’s going to be a great year…

This was the favourite ‘seasonal’ garment in my display at this year’s Horsham ‘Contemporary Art Fair’. For the 1st time, I’ve introduced a ‘fake fur’ thread into the fabric of my classic ‘Evolution’ coat. The drape of this garment on the body is just SO luxurious…

I had such a great selection of re-cycled fabric strips, ribbons and fancy threads hanging-up in my studio, that I couldn’t resist simply knotting them loosely together to create a triangular shawl, leaving an extremely long, decorative fringe…

I couldn’t resist creating this tribute to ‘BANKSY’ and the ‘shredded painting’ incident of his work at a recent Sotheby’s auction. It’s just that most of my work starts life by looking ‘shredded’ ie. a collection of threads, that I then construct into something solid. So, who knows… Read More

So, following-on from last month, this is my 1st serious attempt at producing a sizeable piece of material, using 2 interlocking layers of crocheted fabric. It is wonderfully ‘fluid’ and has a drape like no other fabric I have created. Definitely ‘to be continued’…