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Labours of love

Labours of love is my first solo art exhibition and is the culmination not only of many hundreds of hours of work, very late nights and very early mornings but it is a dream come true and a significant step in my journey. It is a celebration not only of the...

310 days till Christmas

A handmade gift   Crafting and and christmas come hand in hand. The promise of a handmade gift is a treasure to be hold. To receive a handmade gift, a gift that someone has put hours of time, patience and skill into is second to none, to know that they have...

Handbags at Dawn

Tradition The great British agricultural show can be traced back for hundreds of years, it is a place when the rural community comes together to show off it's years work. It's a place where business deals are done, produce is sold, old friends are met, new machinery...

Interview with The Palette Pages dot Com

As an artist you know how important it is to get your work out in the media as much as possible to gain recognition and develop followers and hopefully future customers of your work. I was delighted to be contacted by Tiffany from www.thepalettepages.com saying that...

A quilt for all seasons

Many needleworkers will tell you that their dream is to create a family heirloom that can be past down the family from generation to generation. This can be a daunting task but obviously one which is well worth it in the end and a task in which I did endeavour on a...

A stitch in time

Needlework, like painting, music, and photography not only allows the artist creating it the opportunity to create and make people happy but it also allows you to depict a period in time for future generations. A few years ago I was given the patchwork quilt by...

A stitch in time

Needlework, like painting, music, and photography not only allows the artist creating it the opportunity to create and make people happy but it also allows you to depict a period in time for future generations. A few years ago I was given the pictured quilt by friends...

Allanbank Arts Exhibition

At the beginning of August I plan to participate in a local open Art exhibition at Allanbank arts (www.allanbankarts.co.uk). The painting I plan to show is titled Cumledge Mill Bridge in watercolour. Cumledge mill bridge is a local bridge around three miles from my...