Finding design inspiration on foot

The village in County Durham where I live is a former pit village with mostly slate-roofed red-brick houses. A ring of such villages circles the city of Durham. Ours is in a nice setting, with the moor rising up behind the village to the south, so you can glimpse green hills and trees from mostContinue reading “Finding design inspiration on foot”

Developing design ideas for textile art

Recently I was asked if I go to exhibitions and to shows (like the ‘Festival of Quilts’, mentioned in my last post) to get ideas. I was quite taken aback by the question. I replied at the time that I thought the answer was ‘no’ because I was fizzing with ideas, but it made meContinue reading “Developing design ideas for textile art”

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