Thursday, 25 March 2010

Thrift and Thread

Not long till my exhibition opens! Click on the image in order to read the text closely.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Tie skirt

This is a wrap round skirt which fixes anywhere with the corsage pin and therefore fits any size.
Recycled men's ties.

Friday, 12 March 2010

Pegswood Surestart

We have been making brooches to pin on to our sock creatures.

Manchester Antique Textiles Fair

Here are some of the bits that I picked up last Sunday in Manchester. I am always looking out for examples of thriftiness combined with beauty and think the mosaic and crazy patchwork in these pieces demonstrate how you can combine tiny scraps of material and make something special.

Monday, 1 March 2010