I am a member of the Textile Forum South West and am committee member of Devon Weavers Workshop.
I weave because weaving allows me to explore my love of fibres, yarns and fabrics. My weaving combines technical skills with colour, texture and proportion. I get my inspiration by looking at what is around me, looking at the way the colours combine in a Dartmoor landscape or the pattern of the paving on the platform at the railway station.
I love to look at and touch yarn, fibre, old textiles. I like to combine unlikely fibres to see what their different properties will bring to a finished fabric. The question on my lips is – “I wonder what will happen if I use this?” When I work with yarn I am reminded that I am linked to the past.
My work can be seen and purchased at Hannah’s at Seale Hayne and at Devon Weaver’s Workshop events.
- Location: Lower North