December 5, 2019

Last Friday, my exhibition opened at the Glasshouse Regional Gallery.  I collaborated with potter, Kerry Wheeldon, to create this lovely exhibition.

I used natural materials - cotton, clay, silk - and plant based dyes to create textiles and jewellery in d...

May 22, 2019

Its been such a pleasure over the past couple of weeks to start two lovely young ladies on their polymer clay journey.  As a registered Creative Kids provider, I was able to design a short, three lesson course for them.

Lesson 1: conditioning your clay, colour...

January 5, 2019

Interested in arts and crafts of Indonesia?  Join me in June, 2019, as I visit Bali and Java to experience first hand batik, basket making, natural fabric dyeing, silver jewellery making, the modern art scene of Yogyakarta and more.

Small group, small footprint, homesta...

January 5, 2019

Polymer Clay 1:  Friday, 18th January, 2019 at 10am.

Venue: Wauchope Community Arts Hall.  

Book via email or telephone (bookings close 12th Jan)

Beginner cane workshop - learn about basic tools, how to condition clay, make 3 canes, make your own beautiful beads, take hom...

October 22, 2018

Last month I had the pleasure of attending, along with my friend Maria, a three day intensive shibori workshop in Brisbane.  Our tutor, Jane Postle, is a very experienced shibori practitioner and I came away with a lot of wonderful new knowledge.  

I'm sharing that...

October 21, 2018

I have taught Polymer Clay 1 as a 2.5 hour workshop a few times now.  Participants learn some basics of cane making.  They make 3 simple canes, using two contracting colours plus black and white.  Then they make round beads and decorate the beads with their canes.  I a...

June 13, 2018

My fascination with all types of techniques when dyeing and decorating fabrics led me to research Bandhani, a traditional form of tie and dye from India.

“Bandhani is a tie and dye technique on woven cloth. Its name is derived from the word ‘bandhna’ (बाधंना) or ‘bandhe...