Bendigo wax flower opens early with gorgeous sundews

Our first sighting of the Bendigo Wax in the wild. Flowering earlier than normal, it was a delight to see. As were the sundews glistening in the sun.

First Poncho

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”

Buda supports my art

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.

Busy few months

I have not posted here for some time and thought it best to keep my records up to date. Last month was a busy time balancing fighting off a dose of the flu or cold or whatever that, like many people. knocked me out a bit, with the preparation of work for the annual BendigoContinue reading “Busy few months”

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.