IT looks like I will have to unpick ‘yourself‘, the white twill cloth is fraying and this is not the look I want. I may even change the font while I’m at it…sometimes when you have invested time and energy, it’s hard to admit the results aren’t working and make the changes…..but once you do…it releases stuckContinue reading “Express Yourself”
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Making Uncovered at Brixton East 20th April 2013
I’ve set up a Hope in Your Handbag™ workshop page, which you can see on the tab next to “About” and “Sewin Studio”. I will be holding a workshop as part of Making Uncovered at Brixton East on 20th April as well as demonstrating my hand bag making . It’s going to be a fantasticContinue reading “Making Uncovered at Brixton East 20th April 2013”
Intuition: friend or foe?
Intuition is my guide. Intuition as the threshold for adventure, the place to go, the place to listen and hear your knowing voice, a small voice, not loud and brash and shouting, but a quiet insistent recurring voice, coming back time and again to hint at the direction to take, the choice to make,Continue reading “Intuition: friend or foe?”
I once led a guided walk for a group of teenagers from Capelulo to Llangelynin Church,(in Gwynedd North Wales) I was 9-10 years old and was one of the six children who lived in the village of Capelulo. My friend Marion and I became territorial when these young people invaded. We planned an early morningContinue reading “Who IS…?”
‘Aim for the stars…
…you might reach the moon-‘ is a memorable quote (although I don’t recall the author/ess) But another refrain, ‘My Aim is True..’ the lyric in ‘Alison’ by Elvis Costello has been singing my mind.
To create is to bring something into being that was not there before. As an artist, creating is fundamental. It is taking a thought, an idea and translating into a medium, which in my case is cloth. I plan what I am going to do, how I am going to do it . I envisageContinue reading “Creative Notes”
I’m thinking about beauty and what it means to me. Trying to convey this in words is as elusive as beauty itself. I wrestle with words, stumble over vocabulary and adjectives in an effort to capture my thoughts.
‘Artist Made’ – Wearable Art
It’s finished! ‘Artist Made’ is neatly glued into the handbag frame and when you peek inside you see the lovely midnight blue satin lining playing off against the dark night velour interior facing. The interior of the bag is as important as the outside don’t you think?