Tambour beading on a silk jacket to be.Read More
Here are some items with my special collage work...I love making these one off dresses for weddings, silk scarves or wraps and practically anything that can be embellished! I have so much lovely lace and antique trim and tons of silk fabric and beads collected over the years that it's a shame not to use them.
I have some neckpieces and scarves for sale here on my website.
Hi, I thought I'd start a blog and show and talk about aspects of my life in design and textiles. I'm getting quite long in the tooth at this stage and need to share my knowledge and perhaps share some other interesting stuff with anyone who is interested.
So this is me ( see pic above) wearing a collage jumper from a few years ago at the large craft fair I do here in Dublin every year before Christmas. This garment was made using silk, beads, lace, embroidery and is my signature collage textile method and works very well on hats, collars, wraps and scarves and on other garments...Read More