I’m Back

I know I abandoned you all, and I can only apologise. The mitigating circumstances were two close family bereavements in 2 weeks.  It took a really good holiday in Australia to put me… Continue reading

Glorious Grimsby – Beautiful Bags

The ladies of Grimsby Embroidery Group were all extremely well prepared for the “Chiffon and Lace” class on a gloriously summery Saturday in May.  Each arriving with their bags made up to the… Continue reading

Chiffon and Lace

I have just finished this bag for the class I am teaching tomorrow in Grimsby.  Nothing like be well prepared in plenty of time!  I do have a collection of other bags, but unfortunately… Continue reading

Stop Press!

Wonderful news.  Stop throwing out your Snappers!  I have been told by the USA FP expert Jana Ewy that she reconditions her snappers and makes them good to go again. Isn’t that amazing?… Continue reading


Well where did the week go?  I had hoped to post to the blog days ago, but a load of stuff happened. The DOT meeting was great fun; besides sharing our consequences images… Continue reading

Going Dotty

Tomorrow is my DOT Group meeting.  Designs On Textiles, or DOT for short.    We are just a small group of folks who love to use the computer as a design tool for… Continue reading

The Ladies of Mid Wales Embroidery Group

Llanidloes, Powys Thursday morning 7.30am, ready and packed.  The car jammed to the roof with everything I needed for my trip to Llanidloes and the Mid Wales Embroidery Group.  Three and half hours… Continue reading

A Carnival of Masks

It has been a bit of a troublesome day today, and I won’t bore you with all the details except to say that it involved a large amount of deisel, the house alarm,… Continue reading

Masks in Progress

Tomorrow I am going to help a group of ladies turn their creative fantasies into fantastical masks using some Friendly Plastic, a bit of fabric, and some imagination.  I love masks, they fascinate and… Continue reading


A good friend of mine, Chrissie Day suggested I take a look at the Fibre Arts and Mixed Media website, and sign up for a page.  I took a peek and discovered a… Continue reading