Well, it’s sort of collage, but there is a bit more to it. Hand dyed paper and machine stitching.
The title is a little bit of a cheat! I don’t really want to talk about food, but it is the subject, as you will understand, if you read on! Many of you will know that I sell some of my stock on Etsy. I’ve done this for a number of years, met some lovely… Read More Friday Food
I am ashamed to say that it wasn’t until this morning that I learnt today is International Women’s Day. This is in spite of the fact there are over 400 events taking place here in the UK, and thousands more worldwide. If you would like to find out what’s happening near you this link will… Read More International Women’s Day
I love making little books almost as much as I love dyeing. The wonderful thing is – I can combine both skills quite easily! These little books were made with hand dyed paper, which is a by-product of the dyeing. Colouring the paper is half the fun of making them, and I’m prepared to share… Read More Paper, paper, paper, book
An unexpected message arrived this morning. It was from a customer of one of my Etsy shops and included a link to an item that has been made using some of my hand-dyed paper. Not only was I very pleased to see the lovely item (click the picture to find it) I was also interested… Read More Inspiration comes when it will….
Well, it’s Monday morning. It’s dreary, damp and dismal. That’s just outside, though, inside I’m working with colour, so none of the above words apply! (Not quite true, some parts of what I’m doing are just a little damp..) I’m sloshing colour in a profuse manner. It’s the best way to do it, and it’s… Read More The three d’s
I haven’t been well. I’ve had bronchitis, and it has been painful and irritating. However, thanks to a dose of antibiotics I am now on the road to recovery. I should have rested during this time, but unfortunately I had to work. Today, however, was different. No alarm, no reason to get up, so what… Read More Just a little bit of fun