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Boro: Threads of Life

  I am really excited to see that the exhibition that I wrote about in the previous post is coming to Somerset House in London!! more info on the exhibition here I have two workshops on offer in April, inspired by ‘mottanai’ the Japanese concept of ‘waste nothing’ a one day stitch workshop inspired by BORO […]

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Stitched and Bound

I recently ran an Indigo Resist dye workshop, taking inspiration from my time in Japan, and wanted to make a piece that illustrated various techniques that could be do-able in a day. I set aside a day in my studio, and gathering together a selection of different fabrics, worked pattern into them by stitching, folding, […]

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Indigo Inspirations

I recently spent a week in Japan, exploring ancient textile techniques and being inspired by indigo.  It’s been a long-held dream to explore this beautiful country and although I only had a short visit I knew that this would be the first of many… My journey began in Fujino, a small hilltop village two hours train […]

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from my sketchbook

colour and weave ideas inspired by hedgerows and working with natural dyes like cochineal and indigo to create berry colour

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