The stages of my Bayeux.

I’ve managed to catch up with many of my other projects, now I can concentrate on the Bayeux. I try to put in six or seven hours a day of work, but I’m not doing the 4.00 am starts because it’s winter. I prefer doing that in summer. The days are so short and the…

A Bayeux Journey Story

A Bayeux story. When Jamie and I decided to film part of the documentary of my journey with the Bayeux Tapestry, Carolyn, one of my friends from Australia, joined us in Paris. We drove to Bayeux in our hired Mercedes. Poor Caroline, Jamie took advantage of being in Europe and drove a lot faster than…

The Bayeux Tapestry – comparison

Drawing the pattern. Deciding to create my own Bayeux Tapestry occurred very quickly, but I guess I didn’t give much thought to the time it would take to complete. It happened, and I dove into the project with enthusiasm and excitement. I’ve read almost every book I can find on the Bayeux Tapestry. I’ve lived…

No 3 in the steps to the Bayeux, Tapestry to Quilt.

Every week I will add more to this journey. I’ve done it in this format to add to Social Media for my students. In 1068 a group of artisans completed one of the most intriguing pieces of art in history. The Bayeux Tapestry. Carola Hicks states “The Bayeux Tapestry provides a far-from impartial account of a…

How I use my iPad pro for illustration purposes.

I have an iPad Pro and I use it in a number of ways for my art, designs and the planning of my Designs.
I’m going to show you how I used it for some of the illustrations for my Bayeux Project.
I photocopied the image I wanted to reproduce.
This is a screen shot of the process.
I use Adobe sketch, an iPad and an iPhone application.
On opening the application you will find two small squares on the left hand side. One has sketch layer written on it, the other has background.

The Bayeux Discipline – my passion.

My discipline is that I’ve set myself the task to work for 10 hours a day on my Bayeux Project for seven days a week. Physically it’s demanding. Emotionally it’s exciting and to be really honest this quilt is completely different to the sample piece. Its 236 feet of sheer delight for me. Like many of you, I’m having a problem seeing the fine details so I have an appointment at the optician tomorrow.