Bendigo what I did last week, week 13

https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/arts-culture-theatres/what-i-did-last-week-week-13?utm_source=Arts+e-bulletin&utm_campaign=e3790c320b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_23_02_44_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d7b1a8e8ae-e3790c320b-66400663 I am gobsmacked by the talent displayed this week. There has been such a diverse array of art over the last 13 weeks. Thank you to the team at Creative Community, City of Greater Bendigo for this initiative and ability to peak into the studios of our creatives in Bendigo.

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”

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.

Whipstick is Pure Gold in winter

A little video in motion… https://vimeo.com/351945107?activityReferer=1

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”