Tag Archives: books

‘Peace Talks’ chairs made for All We Are Saying.

Over the past month, I have been working on part of my piece for the Artists for Peace ‘All We Are Saying’ exhibition at the Holy Biscuit. Until, I have finished the whole process and made all the pieces, it’s … Continue reading

Posted in All We Are Saying, Exhibitions, Presents, Reupholstery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

New Portraits

I have been itching to get on with starting some new portraits but time and other work commitments have been getting in the way. But over Easter, I have managed to start two. I thought, due to the way I … Continue reading

Posted in Commissions, Exhibitions, Hand and machine stitching, Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Birthday on a Budget/Best Present Ever!!

At the weekend my youngest daughter turned seven. For a long time now, she has been obsessed with unicorns. In fact I think many of her presents from previous birthdays and Christmases have involved unicorns. So much so, it can … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Crafts, Knitting and crochet, Presents | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Portrait of a Green Man. Finished!

This has turned into a much more detailed project than I had originally planned. Started as a portrait of my husband and just to be a ‘bearded man’, he’s evolved into something else. On some of my previous blogs, you … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions, Hand and machine stitching, Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

W.I.P Potrait of a Green Man, week 2

Sometimes there are rapid changes to this portrait, other times it can be terribly slow and frustrating. I am very happy with the stage I am currently at but have plans for further embellishment. Below is close-up of the cap, … Continue reading

Posted in Hand and machine stitching, Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Portrait of a Bearded Man W.I.P

In preparation for continuing my series on War Poet portraits (Isaac Rosenberg next), I thought I’d ‘warm up’ my creative skills, which have had a bit of a Christmas slow down, and produce a fun portrait of someone near and dear. … Continue reading

Posted in Hand and machine stitching, Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment