Comprehensive write-up on the new online platform showing the work, practice and creative personality of nine Perthshire artisans. I’m one of them. The platform comes with an online shop!
Many an artist’s income has disappeared due to the current pandemic. That’s why I’m participating in #artistsupportpledge. The concept: I sell artwork for no more than £200 each (not including shipping). Anyone can buy the work. My pledge: when I reach £1000 of sales I spend £200 on another artist’s work. More about this concept […]
Slowly we are re-emerging from our homes and I feel it is safe to re-open my studio and welcome visitors – with face cover and washed hands! For the time being we’ll be open Wednesday 2-4pm. Some of my slow fashion garments are also for sale in my online shop on the Perthshire Artisans website. […]
Perthshire Artisans is a new curated platform for the unique work of a group of creatives living within this inspiring region of Scotland. I am one of them. You are invited to watch videos of the artists and makers in their studios and browse their collections of work for sale in the shop. Every purchase […]
From my studio: latest linen jacket in charcoal grey, with screenprinted facing and collage-appliqué on the back, all made from recycled fabric. I machine-embroidered the face, a self portrait obviously, in a workshop led by the inspiring artist Claire Heminsley of Incahoots. My linen jackets are size 14/16 with one-of-a-kind decorations and made to order. […]
Just back from setting up my display at The Peacock and The Tortoise on George St in Perth. Until Friday morning March 27 you can see a selection of my handmade linen tops and jackets with flamboyant colourful appliques made from recycled fabrics in one of Trudy’s quilting shop windows. Posh location!
My latest custom order: a navy blue linen jacket with facings made from recycled fabric, in this case the customer’s old Japanese silk dressing gown in vibrant pink with hand printed pattern. I love this colour contrast! On the back I’ve sewn on different colour-matched bits of fabric chosen and shaped to go with the […]
A while ago my studio was visited by Vaso Makri. Vaso is the manager of Circular Tayside, a project that aims to help local businesses and organisations transition towards circular economy where “waste is given value and re-introduced to the economic system”. Vaso interviewed me about my mission and business goals working with repurposed fabric […]
Currently available at Glamis Gallery: my linoprints of the ‘Lost Buildings of Perth’ series. Mounted or framed, or as a card. Print format: roughly A4. Castle Gable, Perth Post Office Tay St, Perth Earl of Kinnoull’s Lodging, Perth Post Office High St, Perth Thimblerow, Perth Glamis GalleryKirk Wynd, Glamis, Angus DD8 1RTopen Wed – Sun […]
New work: a retro style 3/4 length jacket made from repurposed home decor fabric. The lining fabric is also second-hand. This piece I’m going to wear myself but the model will be part of my studio line.