How To Make Felt Slippers

Film Update: Sorry about the film not being available but I had to remove it from the website it was being hosted on because it linked to my business. I have been having… Continue reading

Cibas – Artist’s Breakfast Meetings

Over the summer I have attended a couple of artist’s breakfast meetings run by Cibas at Portsmouth University. Cibas offers a free service to artists, assisting them in their businesses. “Cibas supports artists… Continue reading

The Gift

After a busy summer of exhibitions and failing to write about them here (oops!), I have just returned from a week in Portugal where I read the book ‘The Gift’ by Lewis Hyde.… Continue reading

How to ignore the dog, the doorbell and the dinner and actually get some work done!

This blog post is dedicated to my husband Roo who after a busy day out at work comes home to me and my mess and still loves me! Tips on working at home:… Continue reading

Where my treasure is

My sketchbook of 2007 had a boost of content when I spent a week walking along the South West Coast Path in Dorset and part of Devon, a few weeks ago. My husband… Continue reading

Wooda Arts Award Application

I am applying for an artists residency at Wooda and because of the postal strike I couldn’t post it in time for tomorrow’s deadline. So I have been busy using the joys of… Continue reading

Artist Saved by Sketchbook

I got a little muddy this morning after walking on some seaweed which suddenly turned to deep mud. Why is it whenever I am in these situations I try and think of what… Continue reading

Felt Therapy

Having been a felt maker for just over 6 years now and a human being for nearly 29 years I am discovering a freedom in felt making that eases my anxiety and helps… Continue reading

Alice Kettle’s Follow the Thread

Alice Kettle is a local textile artist who makes beautiful embroidered art. Gill and I visited Winchester to see Alice Kettle in the process of making an enormous ‘free machine embroidery’ at Winchester… Continue reading

Delicious, Scrumptious and Comforting

The Hertfordshire Art Fair is two days in with tomorrow being the last day and so far it has been very encouraging. I have sold a few pieces of work (enough to cover… Continue reading