Late Night Ponderings…

  Elain Pamphilon secret waterways, st ives I decided to go to bed early, having felt not quite right since i ate a Cornish pasty at lunchtime. Its the St Ives September festival… Continue reading


I was browsing through my student handbook as im now counting down the days until i go back to university. It advised that i regularly look at some of the newspapers that feature… Continue reading

Wallpaper Design….

Regular readers will know that i design fabric which you can buy from Spoonflower. These designs can also be purchased as wallpaper and today i have just updated my website and facebook page… Continue reading

Up-cycled Photo Frames…

In the past i have painted frames to show my little doodles and mixed media creations. This time i decided to paint several frames and fix them together to give as a birthday… Continue reading

Summer Roundup….

  Well im sure im not the only one wondering where the last six weeks of the summer holidays has gone! Unfortunately we haven’t gone away on holiday and we have had some… Continue reading

My First Teaching Workshop

Teaching Space Being asked to deliver a workshop was quite scary but I knew i shouldnt turn down the opportunity. When i first went back to college i was hoping to go in… Continue reading

9 New Fabric Designs For Sale

    A while back i wrote about some new fabric designs HEREĀ , i had been inspired whilst sketching on the beach and turned these sketches into paintings and then ordered samples. Today… Continue reading

Tate Gallery- Modern Art and St Ives

I went to St Ives Tate Gallery yesterday, it was nice to escape the crowds in town and i havent been in the Tate since the William Scott exhibition last year. The exhibition… Continue reading

Fabric Wall Hanging- Mini Quilt

Recently i re painted my bedroom which also doubles as my studio. As i rent i can only paint with neutral colours and decided to go completely white. I live in a cottage… Continue reading

From Sketch to Fabric Design

A few weeks ago i sat on Porthmeor beach, sketching on brown paper with a small nib of charcoal. It was a hot day and rather than sketching the vast sea or the… Continue reading