The Giving Gift

The Giving Gift

It’s a busy time in our household, as with many others, while the world continues to regulate itself after the Covid 19 pandemic. With the second iteration of a family wedding looming large, soon to be played out in one of the world’s most beautiful,...
Become the Pathfinder

Become the Pathfinder

Choice is not easy. But we’re in the game of choice – every day we have to choose creative options. We’re the project managers of our own work, so we have to lead from the front. We can’t be hesitant about commitment – we need to make...
Smart People

Smart People

I’m often prattling on about design or technique, but forming a business around what you do requires being smart as well – and it’s a choice we can all make as well as a skill we can all fine-tune. But this is the basic, no-nonsense, generic kind of...
The Confidence to Just Do

The Confidence to Just Do

Fear of the unknown is one of the biggest hurdles for any artist – including textile artists. Sometimes though, latching onto that fear and riding the wave of the unknown until elements begin to mesh, is really hard. You could be onto a really good thing, or...
Ideas and Connection

Ideas and Connection

Ideas and Connection, are two often-used concepts used in the world of textile art – but how do you apply them? You have to go back to the basics. What I’ve discovered is that by pushing the boundaries of not working with a preconceived pattern or design,...