Category Archives: Experiments

Interpreting Matisse’s Cut Outs in Garments

It’s been a while since I got technical in my work. A lot of my work has been very experimental and ‘loose’ but when it comes to design, it is very important that the research and development are reflected in

Interpreting Matisse’s Cut Outs in Garments

It’s been a while since I got technical in my work. A lot of my work has been very experimental and ‘loose’ but when it comes to design, it is very important that the research and development are reflected in

A Mighty ‘Toy’

An antique and brocante market came to town the other day and just like the circus, we all flocked to it but with a healthy squirt of hand sanitiser and a well fitting mask. Social distancing was a bit of

A Mighty ‘Toy’

An antique and brocante market came to town the other day and just like the circus, we all flocked to it but with a healthy squirt of hand sanitiser and a well fitting mask. Social distancing was a bit of

The New Normal

It feels strange but this seems to be the new normal for now. I am still working from home but sooner or later, I will need to make that hour and a half trip to work by public transport again.

The New Normal

It feels strange but this seems to be the new normal for now. I am still working from home but sooner or later, I will need to make that hour and a half trip to work by public transport again.

Jaguars

On my days off, I love to browse the charity shops to look at any interesting bric-a-brac but also to look at the books they have on offer. On one of this occasion last year, I picked up a book

Jaguars

On my days off, I love to browse the charity shops to look at any interesting bric-a-brac but also to look at the books they have on offer. On one of this occasion last year, I picked up a book

Afternoon Project

If you are like me, you have probably cleaned every corner of your home, cooked all the dishes that you wanted to try, Marie Kondo-ed your wardrobe and possibly drove everyone near you mad by now. Home isolation can be

Afternoon Project

If you are like me, you have probably cleaned every corner of your home, cooked all the dishes that you wanted to try, Marie Kondo-ed your wardrobe and possibly drove everyone near you mad by now. Home isolation can be

Isolation Project

It’s a strange time that we are in and upon reflection, you realise the important things in life (family, friends and good health). I don’t think I’ve ever stayed at home for such a long period of time before and

Isolation Project

It’s a strange time that we are in and upon reflection, you realise the important things in life (family, friends and good health). I don’t think I’ve ever stayed at home for such a long period of time before and

Little Hearts, Big Love!

Occasionally I have an urge to make jewellery. Usually earrings as they are simple and don’t take up too much silver. Most of you will know that I mostly use metal clay because of the versatility and ease in creating

Little Hearts, Big Love!

Occasionally I have an urge to make jewellery. Usually earrings as they are simple and don’t take up too much silver. Most of you will know that I mostly use metal clay because of the versatility and ease in creating

Form Follows Function

One of the reasons I make the majority of my garments is because I am always paranoid that it will fall apart and if someone else had it, it would be a disaster. That is why I always test it

Form Follows Function

One of the reasons I make the majority of my garments is because I am always paranoid that it will fall apart and if someone else had it, it would be a disaster. That is why I always test it

Bermuda Shorts

When the sun’s out, so are my legs! No wolf whistling please! Anyway, I don’t shy away from shorts, even short shorts. After all, I find them extremely comfortable during hot weather and great for some extra tan. I have

Bermuda Shorts

When the sun’s out, so are my legs! No wolf whistling please! Anyway, I don’t shy away from shorts, even short shorts. After all, I find them extremely comfortable during hot weather and great for some extra tan. I have

Never Say No to Glitter!

When all you see and hear in the news is bad news, we all need a bit of sparkly glitter in our life to lighten the mood. I have always been one for a bit of cheer in my wardrobe

Never Say No to Glitter!

When all you see and hear in the news is bad news, we all need a bit of sparkly glitter in our life to lighten the mood. I have always been one for a bit of cheer in my wardrobe