I am a Lands
End based artist and textile designer specialising in hand-dyed and printed
textiles, prints & hand-made cards, trading under the name Solstice
Moon. My home studio is a 200+ year old barn, but it is nevertheless
well equipped to cope with the small runs of specialised screen-printed
scarves that are the main part of my business.
The inspirations for my devoré scarves are developed from a range
of sources, including the landscape, Celtic design & other ancient
indigenous art forms. My scarves are all cut from rolls of pure white
silk/viscose velvet and printed, processed, dyed and hand finished in
the studio. Each scarf is dyed individually by either dip-dyeing or by
using fibre reactive dyes to create two contrasting colours, known as
double-dyeing. I use a variety of mixed media techniques for my prints
& hand-made cards, including unusual papers, photographic, lino-cut
& mono printed images, textile off-cuts, pressed leaves and flowers,
printed motifs, mouldings and 'found' items. Where possible re-cycled
card blanks are used for my cards, and I will personalise cards to order.
My scarves and cards all carry the Made in Cornwall Approved
Visits can be made to my studio by appointment any time of the year or
check out the website for events I may be participating in. You can also
e-mail me direct for current e-catalogues or details of shops/galleries
that stock my products.