hand weaving

About me

I’m from Cumbria but now I live in west Wales. For the past ten years my home has been the beautiful Isle of Tiree in the Inner Hebrides, off the west coast of Scotland, so this is a big change for me. I think about the quiet discipline of cloth: habits and quotidian rhythms and the structure of praying the hours; how our outworn clothes embody our history and memory; about what we keep and what we waste, and about connections and inclusion and mixing things up.

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Handwoven scarf 'Colours of the Machair'. Tencel and cotton, made in Scotland


I weave, spin, felt and stitch to make wearable art, especially scarves and brooches, alongside art for the wall and small things to treasure. This work is inspired by the Isle of Tiree where I lived till very recently, and by the magical details that catch my eye as I walk with my camera.

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Dysgu Cymraeg - learning Welsh

Visit me on Wakelet where I curate the sites and apps I'm finding useful as I learn Welsh, and some Welsh sites related to textiles, colours and heritage.


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