Just needs the floor… Stitching together the pre-felted floor sections
It’s just over two years since I began mending my one pair of jeans. The first two patches were over the kneecaps: on the left knee is a piece of my godson’s traditional Norwegian naming day shirt and on the right a bit of tweed from his sisters’ coat. I am very hard on the…
‘All we love deeply becomes part of us.’ This is one of my Red Threads: the interlacing and entwining of the fabric of my jeans with the fabric of my self. Every stitch taken in the darning of my jeans involves the fabric more deeply and irreversibly with the beingness of my self. I am…
Mending mending mending
The mission to keep my jeans wearable continues… Gradually the original fabric is disappearing beneath a layer of boro style mending stitches and a few surface patches. As they develop, I am loving them more and more, they have a really sturdy feel and are beginning to look really loved and real – like the…
Brambles and Rust
More Eco dye experiments over on my Flickr stream.
Rethinking and reinventing
It’s been a long time since I last blogged, somehow more than a year has slipped past! I am having a rethink about what I do, my business name and way of working, how it’s been affected now I’m studying full time and what changes I may or may not want to make. I have…
The Wings of Imagination
‘Give me wings that I might fly’ Caught on a sunbeam My wings in their final position over my bed After hours and hours of work my wings are finally finished. This photo shoot was done at a local beach where there are some magic caves and cliffs.
Work in progress
Free machining on silk Dye vat with birch bark Dyed fabrics with free machined feathers. Still more work to do….