I am a stitcher, I just love to stitch, it is in my dna, passed down from my great grandmother, my grandmother and my mother. I am happy to machine stitch but my favourite technique is hand sewing, slow but meaningful. I use mostly recycled fabrics - old sheets and tablecloths which are then indigo dyed. I love the rippling texture created by the stitches as well as the meditative nature of the actual stitching.
My inspiration is very eclectic and strikes at any time, it might be nature based, architecture, a song lyric or a challenge theme I take a fancy to. My trouble is too many ideas and not enough time: I always have several pieces on the go at once and frequently have to force myself to finish a piece before starting another - deadlines are good.