textiles
My grandmother taught me how to knit, crochet and sew. Then I forgot all about it … until recently. In what seems like the blink of an eye, I have moved from hurling crucibles full of molten iron to stitching the delicate wing of a moth onto pure silk. I have made insects from red velvet, tiny birds and spindly spiders from discarded table linen and crochet blankets which are reminiscent of woodland walks and underwater scenes! The fact that this type of work is portable is very appealing to me, as I can barely take a short train journey without getting itchy fingers, and having a small piece of embroidery stashed in my bag satisfies my need to create on the move!

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Ostara. For Easter and the Spring Equinox bringing life back to the earth. Watercolour, Earth pigments, ink, 24 carat gold & pure silver.
Available as a limited edition  of just 10 Signed hand embellished prints.
#ostara #easter #eastre #spring #springequinox #fertility #birth #hare #sun #moon #nature #butterfly #flowers #mandala #art 
www.marieroberts.co.uk
Spring is coming, it might not feel like it but green shoots are pushing their way up through Mother Earth. #workinprogress #goddess #watercolour #ishtar #easter #eastre #ostara #spring #celandine #butterfly #gold #silver #hare #sun #moon
I started a little group a few years ago when our local library became a Community Library. It’s called Knot, Knit & Natter. It’s every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month 10am - 12pm. You don’t have to pay and you don’t have to knit! It’s open to everyone, just bring a project, or just bring yourself! There was a great article recently on @bbcradio4 about loneliness and how it is on the increase, little groups like this one are so helpful in getting people out of their home to spend a couple of hours in warm friendly space where there is no pressure to do anything but ‘be’. Everyone is welcome and our next gathering is on Tuesday at Kinver Community Library. We are a very friendly bunch! 😊#community #dontbelonely #textiles #craft #friendship #bbcradio4