Winter BramblesThe leaves shown in this detail are individually made of bridal net and then wired into place one by one. I thought the fragility of the net suggested the skeletal quality of the frozen leaves

Winter BramblesThe leaves shown in this detail are individually made of bridal net and then wired into place one by one. I thought the fragility of the net suggested the skeletal quality of the frozen leaves

Anchor

I get a distinctly calm feeling when I look at these incredible embroidered sculptures of the natural world by fiber artist Heather Collins.

A Selection of my Embroidered mussel brooches

I get a distinctly calm feeling when I look at these incredible embroidered sculptures of the natural world by fiber artist Heather Collins.

Single Leaf from bramble showing silk and beads

Single Leaf from bramble showing silk and beads

Rusty Bolt on GroyneThis is the largest of my seascape pieces. It took nine months to complete and includes over 5,000 different coloured threads and pieces of fabric.

Rusty Bolt on GroyneThis is the largest of my seascape pieces. It took nine months to complete and includes over different coloured threads and pieces of fabric.

Beach Hanging 2012

Free machine embroidery using a variety of threads, fabrics and hand embelishments.

Close-up of bramble leaves Fine bridal net is used for the leaves. They are supported on individual wires, covered in silk thread. Glass beads were then added by hand.

Close-up of bramble leaves Fine bridal net is used for the leaves. They are supported on individual wires, covered in silk thread. Glass beads were then added by hand.

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