I am fascinated by the various quirks and qualities inherent in textiles from basic scrim to sumptuous silks and how they react to various dyes, including rust. I love to use simple techniques that lead to surprising results!! One of my current passions is applying heat to fabrics and creating unique pieces which can be embroidered or embellished.

I have been a “textile junkie” for many years. After gaining a City and Guilds Certificate in Creative Embroidery went on to achieve Certificate and Diploma level in Machine Embroidery and have been teaching textile subjects for over fifteen years.

In the past I  have taught at Missenden Abbey and now run a wide range of courses at Denman College.  I  offer ‘Workshops on the Farm’ – a wonderful day out as well as learning new techniques. (See the Calendar of Events for details). I offer courses and workshops to individuals and small groups at my own studio and also travel the country giving talks and workshops to Embroiderers’ Guilds and WI Federations.