I love to weave, to follow an idea through by interweaving fibres and creating textures is very special. I love the colours and contours of the land and sea. Scotland is very special to me, its mountains, coastline, standing stones are the basis of many weavings.

In my travels I have been able to explore different cultures and have time to sketch in many wonderful ancient places in Australia, Syria, Turkey and Armenia.  All these creative experiences have are woven into many weavings.

2021 Exhibitions

"Fabric of the North" at Kirkleatham Museum Redcar from May 21 to 31st Jan 2022

"Connections" by the Solway Weavers at Gracefield Arts Centre Dumfries 11th September to 30th November 2021

Threads in Sheds -Whitchurch Silk Mill: 11th September-21st November 2021
                           Farfield Mill, Sedgburg: 5th January-27th March 2022

Learning to Weave

If you are a beginner or wish to refresh your weaving skills I offer one to one or small group - tuition please email for more information.

Dyeing with Fungi

Since 1990 I have been dyeing wool and silk using mushrooms and bracket fungi. You can see the range of dye colours in the Dyeing to Weave Gallery. I have attended many Symposia in Australia, USA, Scandinavia and Estonia. The symposia are hosted by one of the participating countries every two years.

Fabulous Fungi Dyes

Fabulous Fungi Scarves

Mushrooms For Colour

 

 

Fungi Dyed Scarves

 

 

 

 

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