Hello YouTube….and welcome to my first film

Watch a film all about the research that went into creating my MA project Alcyoneum Oceanus – from my first scuba dive to swimming with the turtles and then how I turned this into the hand embroidered pieces

How to use a sketchbook in mixed media embroidery design

One of the many misconceptions about sketchbooks is that they should be filled full of beautiful sketches. Now thats OK if you have a talent and are good at drawing, but, if like me, you don’t have much confidence in your drawing, then that can be a really daunting prospect. Quite early on in myContinue reading “How to use a sketchbook in mixed media embroidery design”

Hello and welcome to my new blog – The Nomadic Maker

My name is Claire and I am a Mixed Media Hand Embroidery Designer – so what does that really mean? I create pieces of art for interiors or to wear. I have a love of combining unusual materials together such as encasing hand embroidery and beadwork in concrete and resin. Much of my inspiration isContinue reading “Hello and welcome to my new blog – The Nomadic Maker”