I have written about Lydia before on this blog (you can see links to the earlier posts listed at the end of this one). Lydia spent two years living in Bristol and working in a studio in the Textiles Quarter alongside other makers. She began with a ‘year of making’ in which she totally replaced her wardrobe, making all the items of clothing she needed … Continue reading Lydia Higginson, dressmaker, in London
Happy New Year! We have snow here in Durham (UK) at the moment, which I love. and It reminds me of happy times skiing in Europe as a child: at midnight, fireworks let off in Alpine villages were wonderfully effective; the colours lit up the white peaks and the sound reverberated around the valley. I drew on those memories to do the watercolour painting above, … Continue reading Happy New Year!