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Her work starts it's journey with a piece of textile.

She hand sews patchwork, applique, quilt or embroider in a wide range of interesting fabric textures and machine embroiders motifs such as birds, shells and bees.

These textiles are then covered with plaster, which she sets. She then can peel the fabric away leaving the the plaster negative of the fabric.

After rolling out a slab of porcelain and cut into patterns for each item she then presses each piece firmly against the plaster.

All the detail from the original fabric is translated onto the clay.

Once they have been constructed and handle added they are then biscuit fired, ready to be glazed or painted with cobalt.

After a second firing you can see the highlights catch the light and give interest in the form of opal or mother-of-pearl lustre.

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