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Dragonflies

90cms x 50cms

Hand painted fabrics and sheers layered and machine stitched. The dragonflies have been made from iridescent acrylic fibres.

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Fox

30cm x 42cm


Sheer fabrics layered and machine appliquéd.  The Fox has been hand painted and machine embroidered.

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Swans

50cm x 50cm


Painted, ruched and layered fabrics, nets and lace secured with machine embroidery and hand stitching 

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Summer Sunset

50cm x 50cm


Painted fabrics heavily quilted with machine stitching and added textured fabrics and nets

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Seagulls

50cm x 50cm


Painted fabrics and raw edged appliqué using additional nets and sheers

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Incomming Tide

30cm x 46cm


Painted fabrics layered with nets and sheers secured with machine stitching

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Dragonfly Roses

30cm x 40cm


Painted fabrics layered with iridescent fabrics and acrylic fibres combined with machine embroidery 

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Mallard Duck

30cm x 42cm


Hand painted fabrics with applied sheers and machine embroidery

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Cactus

​51cm x 51cm


Painted and layered fabrics including nets and sheers. Hand and machine stitching has been used to draw in the details and the background is a bright orange satin. The composition has been stretched over a canvas frame.

 

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Owl

​50cm x 60cm

The owl has been made from lace and hand painted fabrics and it has been hand stitched onto a background of machined strip patchwork of tie dyed, painted and sheer fabrics.

 

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Dragonflies

25cm x 25cm

Hand painted and stencilled fabrics with applied sheers to give richness of colour and depth. Fabrics secured with raw edge appliqué.

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Hadleigh

35cm x 45cm

Machine embroidered hand painted fabrics and coloured sheers with some hand stitching

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Summer Afternoon

46cm x 60cm

This landscape has been made from fragments of fabric that have been layered and secured to the background by machine stitching. Different surfaces and textures have been selected to represent the water and vegetation.

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Jack Rabbit

80cm x 30cm

Jack Rabbit is based on my son's house rabbit and shows him running through the cornfields in the countryside surrounding his home. Hand painted and sheer fabrics with net and lace have been cut and torn then secured with machine stitching.

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Fragment of Monet's Garden

86cm x 28cm

(size of glazed frame)


This fabric panel has been made from heat transfer dyed and painted fabrics and was inspired by Monet's garden in Spring.

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Trees

60cm x 45cm

Hand dyed and painted fabrics in a selection of textures to recreate the early morning light through the trees and the layered build up of surfaces on the woodland floor.

The work has been mounted on a canvas stretcher

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Poppies

46cm x 60cm

Poppies in early summer on fresh green background to represent a  newly grown meadow and mounted on tie dyed and painted fabric representing changing skies.

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Cornfield with Pink Flowers

117cm x 87cm

 

Hand dyed fabrics have been collaged and hand stitched to represent the colour and movement of the wheat sheaves in the cornfield. Thicker Threads have been worked in the foreground and changed to finer silk to give an illusion of depth in the composition.

The work has been mounted on a canvas stretcher.

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Cornfield

117cm x 87cm

 

Hand dyed fabrics have been collaged and hand stitched to represent the colour and movement of the wheat sheaves in the cornfield. Thicker Threads have been worked in the foreground and changed to finer silk to give an illusion of depth in the composition.

The work has been mounted on a canvas stretcher.

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Seascape

70cm x 85cm

 

Threads of different textures and thickness have been hand stitched to represent the surfaces and shapes of the vegetation on the cliffs and the fading landscape as it goes into the distance.

The work has been mounted on a canvas stretcher.

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Woodpecker

29cm x 30cm

 

​The woodpecker has been printed on to the fabric using a stencil.  Fabric collage and hand stitching creates texture to the tree bark. The rest of the composition is made up of patterned patches to represent the surrounding countryside.

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Early Spring

 

60cm x 45cm

 

This composition is made of collaged, hand painted fabrics that have been layered to represent the cool, fresh atmosphere of an early spring day.  Raw edged appliqué gives softer edges to areas of the landscape and vegetation.