Next on the design board…..

….. cot quilts! I’ve got the Liberty out again. The latest commission is now being used and enjoyed by its new owners and I am missing having some Liberty and silk to work with. So I am making a few cot sized quilts to keep me going! There are blue ones and multicoloured ones in […]

Christmas Market at MAKE

It’s that time of year again! I think it is OK to start thinking about Christmas now that we are into November. On December 7th and 8th we will be opening the Whitfield Workshop and cafe for discerning Christmas shoppers! Along with the textiles, there will be ceramics, glass jewellery, soaps and potions and recycled […]

Autumn colour

Time for some more colour! As the days shorten and the hour changes on the clocks, I start to get a little concerned about the lack of light and hibernation seems like a very good idea. so I have some colourful projects at my workshop and now, something to keep me busy on these long […]

Workshops at Whitfield

How much colour? From time to time I hold workshops teaching various textile and paper skills. On saturday I had the perfect antidote to the grey gloomy October day. I lit the stove, turned on all my brights lights and got out my boxes and boxes of colourful cotton scraps. The technique I was teaching […]

The next quilt

This is how it happens I am hand stitching the latest Liberty quilt, long days of repetitive stitches in glorious colours. The needle glides through the sumptuous liberty fabric and the beautiful soft silk offers no resistance. It is therapeutic, relaxing, lovely. But not mentally stimulating! So the next quilt starts taking shape in my […]

Al and Terry’s quilt

October here I come! Now that my son is happily married to his lovely girl, and all the bunting is packed up ready for the next time(?) I am able to get on with the commission for October. Another beautiful Liberty colour wash quilt. I lit the fire in my stove yesterday, the 1st of […]


Welcome to my corner of the internet. Here you will find all the latest about my work with regular updates as I get inspired to create new textiles. The past few months have been really interesting, with an exhibition, a visit to the festival of quilts and the arrival at the workshop of some fantastic […]