A couple of character cushions

I thought I’d have a break from goldwork, and for no particular reason am going to make a couple of cushions.  Firstly, the materials for them: Some of these should look pretty familiar!  I’ve got quite a bit of the silk matka left from the Spirograph I hanging, but not enough to make another one,…

Exhibition – wall-hangings

I’ve been giving a great deal of thought to my proposed exhibition, and I’ve decided that the heart of it will be three wall-hangings. These will work together a set, but also alone (should anyone want to buy one!). They’ll be in goldwork, and I’d also like to do smaller or nué panels or pictures…

Kate’s Crow – the design

My sister, Kate, has a big birthday coming up in Spring 2011, and has asked me to make something for it. This might seem like a long way off, but there’s a bit of work in what I’m going to do, plus it’s to be part of a fire screen, which will also have to…

New project – Aztec serpent

As the project I’ve been working on has been suspended a little unexpectedly, I didn’t have anything else lined up. So, I’ve decided to do something just for the fun of it! There’s been a lot of coverage recently of the exhibition of Aztec art and artefacts at the British Museum, featuring some amazing items….