Textile Design and Teaching
I'm an award winning textile designer living close to the Peak District which provides a lot of my inspiration. I co-authored Creative Spinning with Jane Deane and I teach weaving, spinning and dyeing to adults and occasionally children. My teaching experience extends to 30 years and includes private classes, Adult Community Education classes, workshops and one to one tuition.
I create unique hand woven fabrics that fuse contemporary design with traditional fibres and techniques.
Specialising in one-off products that are individually designed and hand woven for each client and can include wall panels, rugs, cushions, throws and window hangings. The quality hand woven fabrics are richly textured, but with a simplicity of design, and sit very comfortably in a contemporary setting
I gain a lot of pleasure in passing on my skills via workshops and courses and seeing both adults and children enjoying the immense satisfaction of developing themselves creatively.