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 […]
My first winter market this year is Urban Market Dundee at the Keiller Centre on Sat, 16 Nov, 11:00-17:00. In the company of excellent local designers I’ll present my colourful handmade linen garments embellished with repurposed fabric and embroidery – a contribution to slow fashion. Come and join the fun!
Making work for Perthshire Open Studios 2019, September 7-15: almost finished – the latest appliqué panel collaged with recycled fabric. It will adorn a navy blue linen top.
I’m in the paper! With a small write-up as part of a series of case studies of small rural businesses in Perthshire.
So delighted! My grant application for the Rural Perth & Kinross Micro Enterprise Fund was successful! Now I can go and upgrade my fabric art equipment. Maybe not all in lime green though. Thanks Perth & Kinross Council and GrowBiz!
I’ve been working on a new decorative panel made from recycled fabric, this time incorporating a small piece of commercially printed cotton. The panel is attached to a hand dyed, hand sewn hemp top, displayed on one of my bespoke manikins.
It’s Snowdrop Festival time! During the second weekend we’ll showcase work by local artists and designers. My upcycled furniture and artwork by Mary M Brown and Ann Napier will be on display at the Heritage Centre on Sat/Sun, February 23/24, 11am – 3pm. Heritage Centre, 8 George St, Coupar Angus PH13 9DH Pencil Chair – […]