Church Life, Of The Cloth

A Bible study flag!


Turning sketches into flags

Church Life, Handcrafting, Of The Cloth, Social Action, Textile Stories

Meaning in the cloth – rethinking the prayer shawl


After the band have played the last note, the choir have sat down, the sermon done, the Amen said... the prayer shawl continues on and travels with the person in need.

Handcrafting, Textile Stories

Traditional Crafts and Traditions


I want to start with a story, which I'm sure most of you will know.

Handcrafting, Textile Stories

Slow Creativity


It used to be, things made slowly, by hand were for the poor. If you couldn’t afford new clothes, you made them. Hand knitted jumpers were made by family members over time, where shop bought winter wear was for people who could afford to travel to skiing locations

Textile Stories

Divergent thinking and my path to a bad grade.


I should have done this blog weeks ago, before I broke my leg and since I get the cast taken off in just over a week, well it’s been a long time. But I kept putting it off, and since I like to do my work in order I kept putting other work on hold till it was done. The work piled up and I didn’t know why, until I realised it’s a dire task.