We Care

The world of textile and fibre art is up to us. It’s our time to show we care – making it a strong, well-informed and welcoming creative platform. And while most of us create our work independently, we can still exert influence. We can remember those who...

Rigour & Adaptability

Rigour’s defined as the quality of being extremely thorough and careful.  It can also encapsulate severity and strictness or harsh and demanding conditions. And rigour can help define our textile and fibre art – I’m not into severity, strictness,...

Making Magic

Times are tough, especially here in Sydney, Australia, with Covid Lockdown now in its sixth week. Life centres around the home and whatever we can do from there.  So my solution is to conjure some precious magic and reconnect creating an atmosphere of charm and...

Organising Images

One of my biggest bug-bears has to be how to organise all my images.  And I have a lot! Throughout the concept, design and making process, I take numerous images to be used on social media.  And they add up. For years, I’ve been dealing – or rather not...

Sampling – Is It Still Relevant?

Do you sample? It’s not something I do often, I must admit, but when it comes to having to design and make something different, something requiring careful thought either in construction or technique, then I sample, sample, sample. And it’s worth it.  One...