connections: where flora meets fibre

Wool combines with silk, flora colours fibre, fleece is transformed to felt or yarn …these are the connections I love to explore through craft.

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detail from “Paths to Peace”, wool felt with fabric and stitching
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eco-printing or bundle dyeing, inspired by the work of India Flint, Nicola Brown, and a generous online community of dyers who love to share the results of their experiments.

Each bundle-dyed piece tells a unique story combining the elements of water, soil, leaves, fire, cloth and time. It is such a delight to work directly with the textures and palette of local plant material.

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maple and oak leaves print on silk shirt
Shetland fleece for spinning
Shetland fleece for spinning
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My Haldane Shetland wheel

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