Creative practices of a textile artist from Queensland, Australia. Now living in Somerset, England.
Category Archives: Research
Speeding up my crochet technique I’ve been crocheting for about 12 years now. Until recently, I had a really ham – fisted technique. I would hold the hook in my fist like a toothbrush, which led to a split second … Continue reading
Unusual ladies of vintage photography. Strange, out-of-context pictures from vintage erotica magazines. Continue reading
Advertising in the adult magazines of yesterday. Cigarettes, invisible inflation, whiskey, cowboys and wooing. Continue reading
How to make paper glue out of flour for découpage, papier mâché or street art paste-ups. Continue reading
Crochet leather sole soft boots I have recently completed a pair of crocheted, leather soled soft boots to wear around the house. I created a pattern for them as I was working, and there is definitely quite a lot of … Continue reading
Noooooo! A very painful thing happened to me the other day… My thumbnail just snapped right off. I use that thumb so much! Sewing has ground to a halt (sadly, I am only proficient in hand sewing).
Making artworks, being creative without a studio …can be difficult. And I won’t lie, I am at complete odds with myself a lot of the time since I have started traveling. Where are my pencils, where are my bolts of cloth and … Continue reading
How much is my artwork worth? An opinion regarding paying artists for services rendered. Continue reading
I offer some unwanted, unasked for advice on how to offer unwanted, unasked for advice. Applies to life-changing travel decisions, may work in other areas. Continue reading