My creative background started in the mid eighties when I worked in thread and cloth making full size lawn mowers to stitched ladies in tights. Having qualified in Fine Art Sculpture BA Hons I worked in television, making props and puppets. I even undertook dinosaur installations working with palaeontologist.

I have my own studio in Manchester where I’m passionate about Free Motion Machine Embroidery. I enjoy studying detail forms then creating 3 dimensional sculptures. Each sculpture is individual and made from sewn layer upon sewn layer of stitch. Each stitch is made from different thread weights and three different colours. Once the sewing process is finished I then sculpt to form my vegetable. For me it’s important to push the boundaries of stitch.

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