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.

detail from
detail from “Paths to Peace”, wool felt with fabric and stitching
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.

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

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