Dodgems 2020 style Well today Bill and I ventured forth for our grocery shopping. It was our first time since the required 1.5 metre distance between people had been announced. I was anxious to be honest. After a while I found myself skirting around others, some of whom did not seem to be aware orContinue reading “Dodgems 2020 style”
My friend Kerry has a lovely contemporary fold over bag. It is something I have admired for some time but couldn’t justify buying as I really don’t need a new bag. However my mind changed last week when we all went had into self isolation and I began to look for more things to doContinue reading “A friend’s bag inspiration”
While we are all minimising our time in stores for shopping, online shopping (so far) is still on. So what do you do with the parcel when it is dropped at your door? We have established a plastic cube box as our ‘quarantine box’ just in case. We are picking up the delivery from ourContinue reading “Quarantine box”
View this email in your browser What I Did Last WeekOnline Exhibition 23 March 2020 In these challenging times, we are going to create an online exhibition as a way of sharing work and encouraging art-making. The aim each week will be to program a diverse exhibition, showing a variety of artistic expression. We needContinue reading “Great idea in these at home days”
First Poncho, just in time for autumn Inspired by my recent trip to the Paris end of Collins Street I finished sewing my dark navy poncho today. Originally the design was to include some of my floral silk fabric. However struggling with how to blend the two fabrics in a pleasing way, I decided toContinue reading “First Poncho”
I am delighted to let you know the wonderful historic Buda at Castlemaine is now stocking my art works. Thank you to Viv and the team for this support, I appreciate it.
Sometimes adding something extra wrecks a piece, luckily I tried sewing on the bottom of the piece before realising it did not need it!
For several years I have been creating still life imagery from both native and exotic flora. Initially it was to do with my Imagining Mum series and the vases I had inherited from her. It has since evolved to a love of painting with light and our natural world. Each still life session needs planningContinue reading “Still Life series”
As you may know I create small hand embroidered brooches that feature some of our local native flora. Late last year I decided to expand my embroidery skills by tackling a largish piece, CUSP (from my Bendigo Suburban Flora range). It has been an interesting time, as I learnt a few more stitches as wellContinue reading “First large embroidery piece”