21 février 2011

More in and around the village

The book Pattern Colour and Form arrived today!    Certainly an amazing source of inspiration.  Various artists are featured, I particularly like Jane Arkwright an Abstract Painterand Jeannette Appleton.It inspired me to go and take more photos and do some drawings of the landscape around here.... Spring is on it's way!      
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19 février 2011

Patchwork and Crepes

What a great  afternoon out with the girls... well, Laurence and Dawn... to see a Patchwork exhibition at the Maisons des Associations in Toulouse...  Although traditional patchwork is not really my thing I admire all the time and patience people must spend creating these beautiful creations!  I particularly liked the Japanese inspired quilts so I've been looking up Japanese quilting books; Omiyage - Handmade Gifts from Fabric by Kumiko Sudo looks good, an interesting introduction about the Japanese tradition of giving... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2011

In and around the village

Inspired by Sandra Meech collages and my walks and drives with my son a few bits I'm planning on putting together... perhaps! First few coloured papers!
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03 février 2011

Toulouse Leftovers!

  My latest misdoings still based on pictures etc collected in Toulouse.. now busy stitching!  
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27 janvier 2011

Toulouse Day Out

aFollowing a great day out with Laurence in Toulouse I've been making a couple of collages shown here...
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06 janvier 2011

New year Weavings

. Had a fun few hours making paper weavings this afternoon inspired by Gwen Headley's new book Drawn to Stitch strips of drawn marks and magazine pages.  I've started to encorporate some basic stitch into with a print of the weaving
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22 novembre 2010

No 1

 My latest "creation" inspired by a workshop by Louise Baldwin at Studio Preniac in September.
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