Just in time for Valentine’s Day: “Hearts & Flowers” jewellery set, “Be My Valentine” bracelet, “Roses are Red” bracelet, with earrings to come – and more being created daily!
Two of my fibre artworks have sold this week, Silver Birch with Lavender through from out of the blue studio gallery in Ōpunake, and Summer into Autumn at the Waikanae Community Market. The second sale followed a conversation about the fibres I used, and I mentioned that work submitted to the gallery in Ōpunake is… Read More Natural fibre artwork sells!
My @bronz.beads first time Mahara Midweek Market was a great success today: it was good to be under shelter from the persisting rain. Some other stallholders had pulled out because of the weather, but when people commented we were brave to be out in this weather, I pointed out that if it was sunny, I’d… Read More @bronz.beads first midweek market a success!
Brand new jewellery for Christmas 2021 Listings being added to my online shop almost daily.
See more of my fibre art here fibre art and in my online shop EclecticYarn
See my latest projects: abstract not-quite-landscapes as cushion covers, and a stripey compromise with my grandson who wanted a jersey in minty green: Cushions Minty vest
I’ve always loved silver birch trees with their intriguing bark and silvery trunks. I’ve included them in tapestries, along with pines and other trees, but it was a mosaic image I found on Pinterest that stayed at the back of my mind for a year or more while I worked on other projects. Now I… Read More Stitching inspired by mosaic art
If you’ve ever had that feeling of, “I wouldn’t wish depression on my worst enemy—but I wish my friend could experience it for just a day”…… Read More Cabin fever?
Part of my enjoyment in creating jewellery comes from finding names for each item. I’ve named my creations after cocktails, birds, seasons and places. Just now, I’m loving creating earrings using acrylic and glass flowers and leaves, in my new “floral” range. See them on my jewellery page, and go to my online shop for… Read More flowery bead creations
I’m creating an artwork for the Creative Fibre 2019 Festival. It has to include “a pot of gold” and fit on an A4 sheet of paper. I’ve created fabric art before but nothing thus elaborate. I’m using it to try some techniques I haven’t done before, including brick stitch and Dorset buttons. It’s almost finished,… Read More Fibre craft: a work in progress
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Hi everyone! As you’ve gathered by now, I don’t blog or post often – too busy doing, making, creating, collating, advertising and sometimes even selling, to let you know what I’m up to. Which is, as I keep being advised, counterproductive. So, here’s a summary from 2018, along with a well-meant resolve to communicate more… Read More Happy New Year & lackadaisical resolution