Great Big Stitched Postcard Swap 2013

In October 2013 I entered the Great Big Stitched Postcard Swap. This was a big swap, with around 300 participants from all over the world! I was paired with Alison from Galway, Ireland. The theme for the postcards was ‘celebration’. I chose to celebrate freedom with a Remembrance inspired postcard. This is the card I […]

Life & Sole

The Cinderella Syndrome

This week I attended The Cinderella Syndrome, a talk at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery about research into the way shoes are displayed in museums. It was actually more interesting than you might think and the balance for museum curators of preserving historic and delicate shoes (particularly light degradation) and making them fully available for […]

Life-cycle of a silk moth button

The Button Project

The Button Project – a stunning exhibition of over 300 contemporary handmade buttons – is taking shape, as buttons start to arrive from all over the world. From Australia to Norway, and all over the UK, artists and makers are translating their work into buttons for this exciting new event. Artists were asked to work […]