30 minutes creativity per day… Day 125! Michelle Mischkulnig, Phyllis Hoffman and creativity!

Whilst I did not actually put pen to paper or needle to cloth today… I did spend a wonderful and inspiring time at the Stonehouse Gallery where the Threadalicious exhibition was on display (and is on display until the end of this month). Textile artist Michelle Mischkulnig was there to meet me to view and chat … Continue reading

30 minutes creativity per day… Day 24! … and now for something a little different ☺

  No, no sketching today, no stitching, and no investigating filters on computer programs.   Today I thought I’d have a play with a design I had created a couple of years ago and printed out on a tea towel for my Greek brother-in-law. He loves to cook and being in the kitchen ☺ The … Continue reading

Update on Day 10 – Emu Chick on Redbubble

Soooo….. I had a further play with the Emu Chick and have put the result up on Redbubble across a number of items for sale ☺ (Available here)

30 minutes creativity per day… Day 7! Blue Wren

Hmmmm… not sure if I should be doing my creative bit last thing in the day… my brain is now quite awake! Mind you, the fact that it is still 30 degrees outside (and won’t be decreasing much, if at all, overnight) might have something to do with it?   My 30 minutes certainly extended … Continue reading

Babushka doll fabric panels for embroidery as seen in Handmade vol 32 no 11

My cute Babushka Dolls were a project in a recent issue of Handmade Magazine (vol 32 no 11):   I have the pre-printed fabric panels available as a set of six (all are different colours).  You can contact me via my website, or leave a comment below.  The embroidery patterns are not printed onto the … Continue reading

Embellish Issue 18 is here – filled with great Textile Art and more!

I love how this issue of Embellish has come together.  It is my second issue as Editor in Chief – and I’m loving every minute of it.  Thank you to the lovely people who have sent me such nice feedback about my first issue.   This issue should have been received by subscribers already and … Continue reading

Brother ScanNCut to be won! Great Competition – Worth $699!

…it’s a pity, as Editor of Embellish I can’t enter…  so many projects and techniques would benefit from using the ScanNCut.  

A Happy and Safe Easter to You and Your Families!

My first issue of Embellish as Editor in Chief!

Well, it’s been some learning curve – and I have thoroughly enjoyed it!  Thank you to Michelle Moriarty and Kylie Albanese for teaching me the ropes! AND NOW IT’S HERE!  The first issue of Embellish with me as Editor in Chief!  It is issue 17, and has already been posted out to subscribers.  It will … Continue reading

Purr-fect Pencil Case – a project in Handmade using my cat fabric panel

Pencil case with Lynda Anne fabric panel

The instructions for this fun pencil case may be found in the current issue of Handmade – Vol 32, no.4 The rather relaxed cat on the fabric panel used for the front of the pencil case is our cat Ash.  It was rather odd turning the pages of the magazine to find her staring out … Continue reading