A silk dress and a mysterious embroidery

This week we had an American visitor staying and so made a trip up the beautiful Northumberland.  We went to Bamburgh Castle, a magnificent building which dominates the small town and the beach below. Even the gateway speaks of the might and power of the castle. It is in private hands, but can be visitedContinue reading “A silk dress and a mysterious embroidery”

Why I design textiles

Many of my fabric designs are very personal. It took me a long time to become a designer (I didn’t go to art college until I was in my thirties!) Ideas and images bubble up from my memories and my designs often include things that are important to me. For example, ‘Cornish sandcastles’ evokes theContinue reading “Why I design textiles”

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