Blog

Thanks for dropping by.  Here I try to open and explore topics most textile and fibre artists would encounter, along with my thoughts and resolutions to problem solving.  It’s an insightful look into my experiences and knowledge.  

The Language of Design

The Language of Design

These are simple tools that have the ability to lift any work from hum-drum to amazing, but only if you’re willing to put in the time and effort, and when you do and you step back and look at your completed work with satisfaction, that’s a pretty amazing feeling – and it’s all your own work.

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The White Rabbit

The White Rabbit

Your work should be littered with rabbit-holes and Wonderland moments – those precious times when for whatever reason, we make a mistake!

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Fresh Eyes

Fresh Eyes

Sometimes, just sometimes – and it is rare – someone comes along and pinpoints a problem you know’s there, but you just can’t find the solution for. You just need fresh eyes.

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Christmas Wishes 2020

Christmas Wishes 2020

We all know what kind of year it’s been, particularly if you live in Australia – but, for me, this Christmas wish post is about two things – looking forward and being thankful.

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Find Your Whalesong

Find Your Whalesong

Like turning on a switch, that light-bulb of clarity appears.  But it’s in that world of shadowy, contemplative darkness we all need to turn from time to time, to enrich and renew our own whale songs, honouring the work we want and need to create.  

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