The pieces on this page, are my early experiments with colour, texture and various types of canvas. More recent pieces are featured in the drop down menu from the gallery, please browse through them.
Approx. 18 x 15 inches 48 x 38 cm. Wool on hessian (burlap).
11 x 14 inches 29 x 38cm. Tapestry wools on painted mono tapestry canvas.
8 x 8 inches 22 x 22 cm – inspired by a book illustration. Tapestry and knitting wools on mono canvas
12 x 8 inches 32 x 23cm Woollen threads on mono tapestry canvas
Red & Gold Splodge
Small piece, 8 x 8 inches 21 x 21cm Wool and metallic threads on mono canvas.
16 x 16 inches 41 x 41 cm Wools on canvas
Inspired by a visit to Dunstanburgh Castle. Tapestry wools on mono tapestry canvas.
13 x 13 inches 34 x 34 cm. Mixed threads on hessian canvas (burlap)
6 x 8 inches – small piece experimenting with colour and stitch variations
Very long and thin – (and difficult to photograph!). One of my favourite pieces, inspired by the John Piper windows at Coventry Cathedral
36 x 8 inches 93 x 19 cm wools on canvas
Hessian Tree 2012
Trees feature often in my work. This experiment is a huge piece on large loose weave hessian. It was more of a weave than a stitch as the threads help create the texture and substance of the material.
28 x 36 inches 73 x 96 cm Wools on hessian (burlap)
Another experiment on finer hole hessian, worked in various tapestry wools. Inspired by the textures and lines in sea-shells.
28 x 18 inches 74 x 47 cm
Canvas embroidery. (In private collection)
More recent pieces are featured in the drop down menu from the gallery.