Flora

Freestyle Machine Embroidery

Flowers of moorland , riverbank  and meadow using the technique of free style embroidery applied to hand dyed fabric

 
 

Fauna

Freestyle Machine Embroidery

Favourite watercolour birds and animals nestling in free style embroidery

 
 

Bricks & Mortar

Freestyle Machine Embroidery

Memories of a Manchester childhood and images of Venetian and other windows materialise in red brick, stonework and window boxes galore

 
 

Woodland

Freestyle Machine Embroidery

A love of forests and trees generally leads to intense stitching of green threads of every hue, embellishing stitched and painted branches

 
 

The Hive

Pen, Ink & Watercolour

The garden flowers which inspire my work bring me into contact with many of the 35 species of British Bee, now a firm favourite at RHS shows in the form of pen & ink studies presented in hand painted and waxed black frames, tinted with gold paste

 
 

Chimneys of the North

Watercolour

A fascination for factory chimneys and their role past and present in the Industrial North, led to this collection, invariably involving the use of a single shade of watercolour of varying intensity

 
 

Herbaceous

Pen, Ink, Watercolour & Other Media

The finest of drawing pens combine with watercolour to produce impressions of herbaceous borders

 
 

Hills of the North

Watercolour and Hand-dyed Felt

Inspired by the fells of the Lakes and Yorkshire Dales… I hand dye woollen felt and apply in layers to a watercolour backdrop of moody sky