Tag Archives: Scarf

Spring sunlight, apple blossom and photographing my work

Fresh spring weather and I have been making the most of the late afternoon sunlight. Re-photographing a few scarves with different styling.And, almost capturing a smile!  

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Are we in tune?

Sometimes you feel totally out of step and then suddenly with one extra long stride you’re right back in time and notice that you’re also in tune and on trend. That’s how I felt when scanning through lines of photographs … Continue reading

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Autumn – endings and beginnings

It’s that time of year again when most of the tribe are back from their holidays and it’s the beginning of a new academic year. It was first starting nursery, then school, then university and now for this year’s graduates, … Continue reading

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Returning to a bird theme

Just added to my online shop anotherĀ flat silk crepe silk square working with a stork motif placed within a stained glass window frame. Since I last worked with a stork motif it has greatly changed. Somehow it’s reduced in size … Continue reading

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Looking for contrasts, looking for inspiration

You may have noticed I like pink and I like flowers, so naturally I have painted quite a few scarves inspired by pink flowers. However, sometimes when nature is doing it so well I feel intimidated by her perfection and … Continue reading

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Catching up

At the end of last summer I started working on a mini collection of square scarves based on birds with a hint of stained glass in the design. At the time I posted a few photos of the work in … Continue reading

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A golden doubling up

Last October three metres of crepe de chine arrived to be painted for a blouse. Three metres will take me about two weeks to complete, but before I begin such a project I take the opportunity to make some samples … Continue reading

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An agreeable feature

Earlier this week I had a pleasant surprise to find that one of my scarves (Portia apple) had been selected and featured in an Etsy festive ‘Editors’ Picks’. Apparently, there are over 30 million items listed on Etsy so I’m … Continue reading

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Less than a month to Christmas

My daughter’s birthday is in November and I’ve often thought how close it is to Christmas giving rise to the possibility of giving her one, extra large, special present to cover both occasions. In truth that’s never happened and like … Continue reading

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Colour inspiration from suburban classics – spray chrysanths, hyrbid teas and hydrangeas

Suburbia gets a mixed press, and ‘suburban’ (at least in the UK) is frequently thrown around as an insult. It can mean average, boring, pedestrian to restrained, uptight and limited. In gardening terms the heyday of the suburban garden was … Continue reading

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Sheer – diaphanous yet elegant

Valeria lilac Silk chiffon is a beautiful fabric to work with and a luxurious fabric to wear. The sheer, diaphanous quality allows a scarf to appear fluid subtly changing colour as it passes over your skin, your shirt or your … Continue reading

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