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.

Lady bugs busy busy busy

Last year I found a ladybugs nest and this year I have found lots of them busy working away at keeping the sap sucking nasties in control on my rose. Never seen so many in action before.

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.

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.

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