Patchwood Samplers

Patchwood Samplers

I take an original and contemporary approach to embroidery by layering, piecing and stitching fragments of old haberdashery onto cut and painted "patches" of wood. Each patch is then handstitched together to create my unique take on a traditional "patchwork sampler". >>
Environmentals

Environmentals

A series of hand stitched driftwood pieces inspired by the natural environment. The starting point is found & weathered wood - driftwood collected from East Lothian beaches, old fence posts or twisted roots from woodland walks – whatever catches my eye. >>