Monthly Archives: April 2014
This is a 6″ square ‘pop art style’ canvas that I made for the Cloth Paper Scissors Day of the Dead competition. The squares are painted with Tim Holtz distress paints. The skulls are my own ‘Funky Bones’ designs which have been cut from card which has been covered with torn book pages (from Grey’s […]
After completing my latest bookbinding course at Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts I felt able to attempt the ‘holy grail’ of bookbinding – Coptic Stitch by myself. I wanted to make a unique & meaningful Christmas present for my partner. He is a big fan of Mint Sauce – the mountain-biking sheep from MBUK magazine. Sadly Mint […]
This necklace was made by finger knitting with waxed cotton cord & randomly threading on recycled plastic shapes through an eyelet hole in the middle of each shape. Finger knitting can be tight & neat or, as in this case, loose & with a random ‘netty’ appearance. The plastic came from my growing stash of […]
There is no need to add a sentiment. This lovely background paper, with the word ‘mother’ in different languages, says it all. A big. bold flower in co-ordinating colours is all that was needed.