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Abstract Embroidery Emotion Series

Hello It’s been a while since my last post.  I have been busy creating new abstract embroideries for the “Emotion” series.  Each embroidery takes days to create and then stitch.…

Thinking

This past week I have been reflecting on how much time we spend thinking and in our heads. Hundreds and hundreds of thoughts occupy our minds every day, in turn…

First contemporary paint and embroidery 2019

This weekend I finished my first ink/watercolor and contemporary embroidery piece. As part of exploring art this year and pushing boundaries I wanted to create a piece that reflected that.…

5 ways to find your artistic voice

Hello friends It’s hard to believe it’s the end of January 2019 already. The first two weeks of the year were spent at the Cape Bridgewater beach. It was a…

A brand new year and beginning – 2019

Hello there I wish you a very happy new year! I hope you are enjoying the holiday season and are ready for wonderful and productive 2019. It has been one…

Happy New Year and new beginnings

Hello again! It’s time for a new year and new beginnings. Around June last year I was tired and uninspired.  After 5 years of blogging here and sharing on instagram,…

Gingham Red news update

  Hello everyone The Gingham Red blog is nearly 5 years old! It’s hard to believe I’ve been blogging  all this time. This blog has been a great way to…

Sunday 28 May

Delicate, quiet, peaceful Orchids Luscious yellow lemons a moment away from dropping off the tree Succulents in the late afternoon sun Small, shiny green Hydrangea leaves waiting for the warmer…

Mothers Day 2017

Hello friends Hope you are having a wonderful mother’s day whether you are a mother yourself or you still have a mother to celebrate the day with. This morning started…

Happy Easter 2017

Hello! Hope you had a lovely Easter break. In Australia we are lucky to have Friday and Monday off giving us a four day long weekend. What a luxury! We…