For centuries women have used cloth as a tool of comfort and as an expression of beauty within their homes. Creating cloth for warmth, cloth for shelter, our female predecessors embellished these linens with hand stitch using laborious and time consuming techniques thereby enhancing the functional beauty of objects which enveloped and protected their families. Inspired by these women I hope my creations pay tribute to and recognise the devotion expressed in cloth by our female ancestors .

''the use of traditional often time consuming process alludes to the devotion of a mother''. c K. A. Ruane 2007

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The new etsy shop is now open. Please take a look, I really would welcome your feedback. Thanks x


Ulla said...

Karen, the shop is beautiful!

Riverlark said...

Karen, I just found your blog in the last week and love what you're doing. The shop is fantastic. I might like a brooch that's a tiny bit bigger or with some additional colors. But do what you love!

nan said...

I posted a little something about you on my blog - a thanks for the award you passed I'm off to check out your new shop!