Willow Weaving for Beginners – Week 1

I am doing a 5 Week Willow Weaving for Beginners at Plymouth Art College We learn to make simple round baskets, mini sculptures or garden plant supports in Willow.  At the end of the course, we will have a good basic knowledge of Willow types and how to prepare them, weaving tools and how to…

Spring cushion

A quick embroidery project for a lovely textured cushion.

Whale of a time

My daughter loves whales, so when I asked her what she would like on a cushion, the answer was a whale. At that stage I had to travel to America, so I was delighted to have something to do on the plane.  I must admit working with the beads during a flight was rather ‘fun’….

The first cushion – start to finish

I have fallen in love with something that I’ve stopped doing years ago, when I started working full time. I can still remember my first embroidery project that I did with my mom when I was a teenager ;-).  And now many many years later, my kids are all grown up and I found myself…