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Although I haven't posted in a while, I kept meaning to. While the past three months whizzed by, I kept taking photos, scribbling notes for posting, but somehow just didn't manage to. Well, it's my birthday today and I thought it's the perfect day to...

Showing at Origin, at Somerset House in London at the moment. What a high!Come and see me at Stand H3. And some really amazing work out there. Some of my favourite makers showing there are Ptolemy Mann, Alpa Mistry, Matthew Chambers ...

Victor and Rolf are one my favourite designers, I love their work. Caught their first ever exhibition in the UK at the Barbican Art Gallery just in time. Thank God for late night openings! The exhibition was absolutely amazing! There was a huge...

I totally enjoyed myself at Tent London. On the 18th morning we were all relaxed and ready to meet the world. Four days of non-stop chats with press, public and trade! It was fun, exciting and exhausting. The party on Friday evening began at...

Finished the quilt I've been working on for the better part of the week! I wanted the surface to be evocative of a patchwork of text. Letters from friends and family, doodles in my sketchbook all became part of this intensely personal piece. My...

The big white envelope that I'd been waiting for (for what seemed like ages) finally arrived. I got the Arts Council's award! The Arts Council has awarded me a 'Grant for the Arts', an award that supports artistic excellence in England. I can spend...

As days hurtle towards Tent's opening in two weeks, everything seems a blur. Rushing off in the rain to my next errand today, I looked up as the skies suddenly cleared. And there it was, as if urging me to pause. My rainbow.So, pause I...

The Selfridges Building, Birmingham BullringSo it was with great anticipation that I set off for the Festival of Quilts at NEC Birmingham on Sunday, 17th August. The prospect of seeing the biggest Quilt Show, one of my favourite artists Pauline Burbidge's work at...

In a month's time I will be showing at Tent London."Officially the coolest new event in the London Calendar", says the Evening Standard. The show is from 18th to 21st September at Truman Brewery, London. I'm busy making new work, holding discussions over the new...

My studio sits atop Sion Hill and overlooks the valley that cradles Bath. My daily walk to the studio is punctuated by looking up at the sky through tall trees lining the little lane that connects the Royal Avenue to the Royal Crescent; taking in...