Textiles Gallery

Using a variety of techniques using both a sewing machine and hand sewing.
Products can range from wall-mounted to usable items including bags and cushions.

Fabric is the heart of these beautiful items, for fun, use or decoration

Textiles Gallery

Using a variety of techniques using both a sewing machine and hand sewing.
Products can range from wall-mounted to usable items including bags and cushions.

Fabric is the heart of these beautiful items, for fun, use or decoration

Free-Motion Embroidery

Drawings

Steve Blind Drawing, 2020

Blind drawing of a family friend

Hockey Tote Bag, 2014

Secret Santa gift for a hockey player

Stafford, UK, 2012

Drawing of a church and street, framed

St Paul’s Cathedral, 2015

Stitch drawing on disolvable fabric

Shoe and Batik, 2012

Batik resist painting and shoe in stitch

Singer Sewing Machine, 2014

Stitch on calico mounted on box frame

Text, Decorations & Wall Art

The Best, 2019

Quote sewn onto patterned fabric

Santiago, 2020

Name detail added to string art panel.

Be Good, Be Careful, 2018

Memorial hoop with quote and lyrics

Rainbow and Unicorn, 2021

Requested by a young child and personalised beyond belief!

Fisicamente Distantes, 2019

Message written in Spanish to connect with distant family overseas

Cake Time, 2015

Appliqué fairy cakes on a stand as a party table decoration

Decorative Bunting, 2020

To welcome their first child and personalise his surroundings.

Stocking Decorations, 2020

Mini, patchwork, Christmas tree decorations

Sewing

Bags & Pouches

Purple Messenger Bag, 2015

Commissioned by a work colleague who saw my own version and loved it

Diego’s Toy Tote, 2020

A fun way to tidy up for a toddler who’s family love visiting the seaside

Hockey Tote Bag, 2014

Secret Santa gift for a hockey player

My Mum is… Tote, 2019

A teaser gift for the big project that took far longer than expected

Batik Messenger Bag, 2014

Using a commercial pattern, I finally used these beautiful fabrics for myself!

I Love My Nan Tote, 2019

A simple reminder of the love between Granddaughter and Nanna

Block Printed Totes, 2020

Having fun with paint in a children’s workshop, block printing patterns

Jewellery Pouch, 2020

Sewn especially to protect a black and cream, knotted cord necklace I made

Denim Laptop Case using jeans for a sewing project challenge

Denim Laptop Case, 2022

Repurposing my favourite jeans into something usable with circus lining

Cushions

Silver Anniversary, 2015

Commissioned to create a special celebratory wedding anniversary gift

Father Owl Cushion, 2015

Following a commercial pattern, this was given as a gift to a child

Carol is… Cushion, 2020

The most epic 60th birthday gift EVER! Completely personal to the receiver

Patchwork Cushions, 2015

Experimenting with patchwork styles and piping for the edging

Friendship Cushion, 2021

Given to a work colleague as a
thank-you gift for covering lessons.

Tree Cushion, 2015

Spring / Autumn inspired commission
to brighten up a dull living room

Stuffed Toys

Using commercial patterns, these toys were made as gifts for 3 special children

Parrot Toy, 2017

A special toy for a special boy, using fabrics also used in his quilt

Penguin Toy, 2019

A curious penguin for a curious little sister in the family

Monkey Toy, 2016

A cheeky little monkey received a cheeky little monkey toy

Quilts and Rugs

Filippo’s Quilt, 2017

Pattern side of the triangular patchwork quilt using a variety of fun fabrics

Filippo’s Quilt, 2017

Name side of the patchwork quilt for a young boy with a special name

Ariadna’s Quilt, 2015

The most time-consuming sewing project I’ve ever completed. Worth it!

Cookie Monster Rug, 2015

Given as a house-warming gift from a friend and ex-colleague.

Location

Modena, Italy

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