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
Read how a visit to the Alhambra in Granada inspires my Hand and Lock Prize for Embroidery 2017 “Rising from the Ashes”.
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”
Those of you who read my first post will already know who Martha is. She is the one who enables us to travel in comfort to anywhere that we wish to go, she is our motorhome. A home from home really as she is quite a big girl at 8.7 metres long and has everythingContinue reading “Meet Martha”
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”