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Hummingbird Collograph

Hummingbird Collograph

I've been enjoying experimenting with making collograph prints on my printing press.  To do this, you make a plate filled with different textures, which you ink up and  print onto a piece of dampened paper using oil based inks.  This print can then be transformed by working over it with water based inks.  Let me take you through the stages... View more
Daisies into a Pattern

Daisies into a Pattern

This blog post is the process I use to generate a pattern.  I created a special one-off yellow and blue version of my daisy linocut handmade print to produce a fabric with.  This is how I changed the original print into a pattern.  I created two versions of this daisy fabric - see them in my Flowers and Plants Fabrics Collection.... View more
Lampshade with Impact!

Lampshade with Impact!

One of my favourite projects is to recover old lampshades.  By taking off the old shade,  keeping the rings and then using the fabric of your choice, you can make a stunning shade.  I had always wanted to do a really huge lampshade - and when a friend gave me this old lampshade, I decided it could be transformed into... View more