Tuesday, June 24, 2014

My heart is ... an adjective.

My Heart is an Adjective (drypoint etchings and debossing).

Monday, June 9, 2014

Accidental felt.

I knitted this cowl last year with a beautiful grey merino wool. Put it in the washing machine last week and had a big shock when it emerged as a considerably smaller felted scarf. But after a while I decided that I like the felted version better - it fits snugly round my neck in a double loop, and feels warmer.

Then I got bold and decided to wash another piece I knitted last year - a two-toned rectangular shawl knitted on big needles with mohair.  Unfortunately this time it felted kind of uneven - parts of it stuck together most unattractively and had to be pulled apart. I might put a button and loop on to fasten it and use it as a kind of asymmetrical wrap around my shoulders, or maybe I should put it through the machine again and see what happens? Time will tell.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014


New work. I think it is finished but it may not be.
Colony (mixed media - teabags, fabric, paint,  magazine and newspaper cutouts, found objects, drypoint etchings, transferred images on cotton, hand and machine stitching)