Textile artsPosted by Elizabeth Fri, October 06, 2017 21:25:44
Over the past few months I've enjoyed embroidering cushion covers, inspired by nature and in particular, flowers and grasses...
I will be taking some along to the Mental Elf Day on 3rd December at Witton Park, Blackburn. The day is a major fund-raising event for the mental health charity MIND.
Why not come along and see what else we've got on offer. Orders taken. Please message me for details and prices.
Textile artsPosted by Elizabeth Fri, October 06, 2017 20:53:15
MINDs Mental Elf day on 3rd December at Witton Park, Blackburn has spurred me on to prepare some simple Christmas Tree decorations.
They are made from felt and as well as being a colourful Christmas Tree decoration, they are light enough to hang on slim branches as a table decoration.
Look out for these and much, much more at Mental Elf Day!!
WatercoloursPosted by Elizabeth Mon, February 23, 2015 20:16:44
Up to now I've enjoyed painting birds and my attempt at sculpture was something new. Here are some of the bird paintings I've done over the past couple of years....
SculpturesPosted by Elizabeth Mon, February 23, 2015 16:15:57
This is one thing I WON'T be doing again...
We have a lovely 31 year old "France3" 2CV and it is our pride and joy. In a moment of madness I decided to create one for Colin as a little something to put with his christmas present.
I tried to do it in secret, which meant grasping at every opportunity to do a little more whenever he went out of the house. I had to allow time to clear up all the dust created in the process, too, so all in all it was a rushed job with nothing more than a postcard as a model.
Here it is..
As I said..... NEVER again!!
SculpturesPosted by Elizabeth Mon, February 23, 2015 15:50:33
I set myself the task of sculpting a bird out of the same stone I use for my owls; tuffeau. This is a local limestone and is particularly good for beginners like me as it is soft and therefore easy to work.
I quite like the result!
He measures 11cm tall but is relatively heavy (586g). I will have a go at making a lighter one which would be more practical for postage.
Watch this space!
SculpturesPosted by Elizabeth Mon, February 23, 2015 15:45:31
After having a break from sculpting due to eye surgery I've now taken up the chisels again!
What a pleasure it is to be able to get back to it. My collection of owls has been growing by the day...
The smallest one stands approximately 8cm tall and is a real cutie..
Standing next to him on the first photo is this fellow, at 11cm tall..
And here's one of the two of them together!
These are probably the most popular ones for sale as the larger ones become expensive for postage.
The smaller of the two is £12 and the next size up is £14. I'm happy to make others to order, if at all possible.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
if you have any questions or requests. Thank you!
Textile artsPosted by Elizabeth Mon, November 24, 2014 19:00:22
I have been using some of my paintings of robins, done in differing styles, and putting the images onto transfer paper..
These can then be put onto fabric and used in a variety of ways but to begin with I've made some Christmas napkins...
These are some I've done today..
I'm making some to sell so if you are looking for a Christmas gift that is easy to wrap and lightweight to post, here are the details:
Each napkin is made of fine cotton with a delicate stripe in the weave and measures approximately 17" square.
They can be washed at 30C and ironed on the wrong side.
Set of 4 napkins = £15
For other quantities, please ask. I'm happy to do my best to oblige!