Flora and Fauna fabric brooches…2020

Update, just in time for Mothers’ Day my brooches, as well as directly from me , are NOW available online from BUDA Castlemaine. https://budacastlemaine.org/shop/gifts/       Available NOW from the Bendigo Pottery. As well as the Visitor Information Centre Bendigo.

Winter eucalyptus

I was a bit saddened as well as joyful yesterday when I said goodbye to this beauty when it sold at the Australian native plant society annual show. I trust its new owner will get a lot of pleasure from wearing it. This mixed fabric scarf was a challenge as I was combining the 100%Continue reading “Winter eucalyptus”

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.

Self covered button scarf

For those who follow me on Instagram and Facebook you may remember a question I asked last week about a new scarf design… The overall opinion was Style 1 was the better choice once I added self covered buttons. This afternoon I covered those buttons and when adding it to the scarf I realised itContinue reading “Self covered button scarf”

New artwork created !

New artwork created today! As many of my creative colleagues know, getting a final piece of work completed can mean hours of slog, not to mention the research and practice that has gone on before. Today I decided to create a new piece of wearable art in the form of a mixed fabric scarf, usingContinue reading “New artwork created !”

Foray into embroidery recognised a little

My foray into embroidery to enhance my native floral wearable art range has been recognised (just a little bit) in the new edition of Inspirations news #188. https://mailchi.mp/inspirationsmagazine/embroidery-news-issue-461281?e=1fd025ae44

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”