12 Top Tips for Stitching

12 Top Tips for Stitching

Here are my top 12 tips to make your stitching experience more efficient, and far more enjoyable. Put things away, so you can find them again later – it sounds so simple, but this is one thing I struggle with because I’m usually so excited about what...
12 Reasons to Stitch Everyday

12 Reasons to Stitch Everyday

Should we be more proactive about promoting a love of needlework, embroidery, and the textile arts? You bet we should, so here are my 12 reasons to stitch every day. working repetitively with your hands helps promote good mental health and an overall sense of...
Go Design

Go Design

After my post last week, ‘Design to Stitch’, I thought I’d share one of the simple ways I design – one that I found works especially well for me – it might for you too. Because that transition from concept to stitch is the hardest and...
Unique Inspiration

Unique Inspiration

Creativity, for me, is about being curious and willing to make mistakes to grow – that then leads to inspiration. And sometimes it’s about changing things up a little and going back to the basics of making marks and working with colours that make your...
Finding Your Thread

Finding Your Thread

Being asked to be part of a new publication entitled ‘Finding Your Thread’, was a wonderful experience for me – but it was so very much more. ‘Finding Your Thread’ was curated by Anne Kempton, Gallerist of Australia’s only fibre art...
Create A New Renaissance

Create A New Renaissance

Call me old-fashioned, but set me on a way forward that honours art, life, and beauty and I believe we’d do a lot to improve the human spirit. As a means of overcoming pressures, traumatic personal experiences or simply to fulfil that need to make, the road to...