This years fashion story has to be the Poncho – it really is the most useful garment to have in your wardrobe. I have designed two to show of my yarn Harwood Heritage. Centre stage in the studio there are 2 ponchos showing.     We have the diagonal stripe with its fancy shoulder seam […]


The temperature is dropping and I just feel that the snow is on its way and maybe the worst winter ever that was prophesied will not mean heavy snow but the awful floods and incredible rain we have already had.The animals seem to know something is coming.

Changes to Pattern-Selling & Ebooks Due to law changes, 2015 sees a few changes to how customers within the EU can buy my patterns. Please understand that a) these changes are not my decision and b) some of these changes may be temporary as various platforms work out how best to respond to the new […]


  He’ll sit in the barn, And keep himself warm, And hide his head under his wing, Poor thing! The North Wind doth blow, And we shall have snow, And what will the dormouse do then? Poor thing! Rolled up like a ball, In his nest snug and small, He’ll sleep till warm weather comes […]

Finishing commissions , book signing , new designs and waiting for a new granddaughter makes for a busy time. A client has ordered one of my tryptich pieces based on the sweet pea. 1 new jacket done and a bag . silks dyed for flower work. Amazing wedding today of dear friends Mary and Mark.