I love the wide array of vivid colors you find with threads, wool, felt and fabrics. The organic texture of these materials makes a piece feel like a living thing with its own moods and preferences.
The thread colours and pattern of this cross stitched mandala remind me of a formal garden with flowers in bloom.
Cross stitched embroidery on Aida cloth, framed in a small hoop. Findings and 27-inch chain are antique brass finish.
Worn: 2 inches x 2 inches
Colours of the wool balls and glass beads remind me of a cool, watery spot on a warm spring day.
Necklace/earrings made with apple green and aqua wool felt balls and aqua and green striped glass beads.
Worn: 27 inches x 2 inches
The little fairy houses, embellished with bead vines, contain lavender to freshen your home and storage spaces.
Hand sewing and embroidery on wool and synthetic felt. Stuffed with polyester fibre and organic lavender.
Hung: 2.5 inches x 5.5 inches
Pattern on batik fabrics made me think of cactus. These are both functional as ornaments and useful as pincushions.
Hand and machine sewing cotton fabric. In terra cotta pots. Flowers are made of felt.
Free Standing: 4.5 inches x 8 inches