Bleeding Hearts and Broken Bones

Remember how I spent October in Puerto Vallarta? Me, too. I didn’t want to come, if staying was an option I would have taken it in a heart beat. But it wasn’t, so home we came and, I’m sorry but, things have not gone so great since coming home. November was fine, I got back into the swing of pattern design and was feeling focused. Then December came around and things began to crumble. Continue reading

What’s in a Swatch?

A girlfriend recently asked what I do with my swatches. At first it seamed an odd question but then I remembered that not everyone shares my love of cataloguing and research. After years of resistance I have learnt to embrace swatching and now treasure my swatches. Continue reading

Hello, 2013, nice to meet you

I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions. They seem like a great way to disappoint your self quickly and, really, who wants to do that to themselves? So, I don’t do New Year’s resolutions. Last year I did however give myself a knitting resolutions. Turns out, this was the best thing I could have done for myself. I had no idea how much taking knitting back up would change my life. Continue reading

Fallen Doilies


Fallen Doilies is a series of prints started in 2010. The process is simple and the results elegant. I drop/ lay-down  paint drenched doilies on sheets of paper that have been prepared with their edges masked. When laying down the doily I allow for drips and folds in the material. This gives the finished print a sense of movement, of a delicate doily falling through space. Continue reading