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    A year of creative exploration: Part 3 exploring embroidery

    If you’ve been following this mini series of my year of creative exploration, Part 1 and Part 2 describe my exploration into surface pattern design and the inspiration that came of that to create an artwork on wood. Although possibly not obvious at first, a natural development was to occur leading me into the world of embroidery. It happened quite subtly at first, but it has since developed into a passion. How it began When my mum passed 11 years ago she left me a few unfinished embroideries that she had been working on. One of my favorites was a Greek traditional folk style design from the island of Skyros…