my past work

Below are some examples of my style of work.

All of these pieces have been sold to happy customers!

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Mrs Evans Toy Shop

- Inspired by a client's original photograph of her

grandmother's shop in Pontypridd, around 1912

- Framed using non-reflective glass

- A wonderful keepsake, completed in 2021

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Tenby Harbour

- Free motion and hand embroidery over applique

- Completed in 2021

- Now for sale at Reason-Jones Gallery,

   Upper Frog St, Tenby

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Victoria Bridge

- The opening of Victoria Bridge

- Created from a photograph taken in 1899

- Text taken from a Penarth Times report 

- Free motion and hand embroidery over applique

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Penarth Pavilion

- In a handmade re-cycled wooden frame

- Collaged stitched picture of Penarth Pavilion

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Williams Dining Rooms
- No.10 Glebe Street
- Created from a photograph taken in 1894
- Free motion and hand embroidery over
   applique

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Alexandra Park Bandstand

- Created a photograph taken in 1905

- Free motion and hand embroidery over applique

- Featured in Be Creative magazine as an outstanding

piece of textile art

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Barry Machines

- Based on a 1920s photograph of the family who collected money for deckchair and beach hut hire at Barry Island

- Fabric and thread sewn on a tablecloth embroidered with daffodils

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Beach Cliff

- Recreated from a watercolour sketch of the iconic

   Edwardian (now refurbished) building opposite Penarth Pier

- Free motion and hand embroidery over applique

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Swans at Bay

- Stitched picture of the nature reserve at Cardiff Bay

- Appliqué and paint with hand embroidery

- £250 (including frame)

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Penarth Pier Pavilion (small hoop)

- Created from one of my sketches of the pier

- Pure stitch

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Mr Wasley

- Mr Wasley, a tobacconist on Glebe Street in the 1920s

- Created using an old photograph for reference

- Free motion and hand embroidery over applique

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Penarth Pier 1907

- Created using a photograph taken in 1907 and a postcard from the same time

- Free motion and hand embroidery over applique

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Fishing off Penarth Pier

- Fishing off Penarth Pier with the Esplanade Hotel in the distance

- Based on a picture taken in 1950

- Free motion and hand embroidery over applique

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Burano (Two Figures)

- A reproduction of a series of watercolours from a holiday in Venice

- Free motion and hand embroidery

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Park Life

- Created from a sketch, redrawn in thread

- Free motion and hand embroidery over applique

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Swans at Bay

- Stitched picture of the nature reserve at

   Cardiff Bay

- Appliqué and paint with hand embroidery

- £250 (including frame)

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Seagull on the Pier
- Whoop art in collage, paint, and thread
- 12 inch diameter
- £100