Hand embroidered flora

Using my new embroidery hoop I have been thread colouring a new piece, featuring a favourite flower from the Bendigo region- the common (although I don’t think it is at all common!) fringe myrtle. Not only did this hoop make sewing French knots so much easier, the end result I am pleased with.

Hand colouring with thread and other sewing

Being an artist is a broad term, but for me I start my art with a photograph and then decide how it is to be used. My return to hand stitched items began almost four years ago when I began my wearable art range of scarves that feature my photographic art of Bendigo goldfields nativeContinue reading “Hand colouring with thread and other sewing”

Videos about my art process

https://05-lvl3-pdl.vimeocdn.com/01/3403/1/42016601/97848382.mp4?token=0bb97b9e601ec4f406c9d&expires=1463009755&filename=Imagining%20Mum-HD.mp4&download=1 I am currently in the process of making a short slideshow/video about my current work at the Transient Landscape exhibition in the Old post office, Bendigo. However I thought a link to previous videos may be of interest. Here is the first one.

Butterflies are a flutter!

Getting everything packed for bump in for the Transient Landscape my tummy is all aflutter-twelve months worth of work is finally honed down and ready for the exhibition! And yes I had one last item to produce, this one was made from the summer collection of handmade paper and was only finished this morning!   Continue reading “Butterflies are a flutter!”