A few more of the tapestries in the studio.
Hand embroidery. Chanakya International, Mumbai.
The first complete tapestry being born. Such a proud moment!
Adding a few last minute additions to the designs...
These beasts are going to be two metres wide, each. All is well so far.
Materials: rubber, alpaca, mohair, cotton, metallic thread, velvet... and a few other bits and pieces...
Making ends meet in my garden.
This is ‘my' la mia villa fiorentina. I am the proud custodian of the vegetable garden, and when I need to escape, it takes me twenty minutes to cycle to the Duomo. Life is sweet and I am pushing on with my project.
After four months in Sicily, I have (reluctantly) moved northwards. I am now living in the dreamy city of Florence! I have been here ten days thus far, and am living in a grand old villa with a big garden that runs alongside the Arno. The city is teetering on the edge of spring, so expect to see some beautiful garden photographs over the next few weeks.
Spending a few days at the Casa Spazio in Palermo. Fashion atelier/art gallery/apartment.
An article written by the wonderful Rebecca Fox in the Otago Daily Times, December 22nd.
Sicily has stolen my heart (almost as much as Roma).