New textile challenges and a tea cosy

After the excitement of the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, I was ready for a new challenge. This has appeared in the shape of the  #100days100blocks challenge, which is coming from Australia. I found out about it on Gnome Angel’s website (click here to go to her site). Thanks to the wonders of the worldContinue reading “New textile challenges and a tea cosy”

Swans fabric design

One of the things I have most enjoyed about being self-employed has been the opportunity to design fabrics. I trained as a surface pattern designer between 1995 and 2000, by means of a degree studied part-time. Although I then taught Textiles in school, this mostly involved encouraging the students’ creativity, rather than exercising my own.Continue reading “Swans fabric design”

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