GIFTS

A healthy minority of my practice is dedicated to making

dotingly personalised gifts.

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Wicker crochet kit for Emma Buswell

Hand-bound, transcribed and illustrated collection of three essays on Japanese cultural phenomena (Fugu, Pachinko & Hikikomori) for Daniel Meakins.

Hand-hemmed and monogrammed white linen napkins for Sam Winfield (with Florentine papered presentation box)

Grimoire-bound sheepskin edition of The Last Question by Isaac Asimov for Paul Quartermain

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Christmas Luncheon painting, wedding gift for David & Alicia Martin

Miniature library featuring Tegan Miller’s favourite novels

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Collection painting, wedding gift for Adam Mitchell & Sophie Bower-Johnston

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Aspirational painting for Michael Raw

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Crocheted Gryffindor knee rug for Tegan Miller

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Animals from the Museum Nationale d’Histoire Naturelle for Suzanne Coleman

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Meme painting for Stephanie Whitworth

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Watercolour ex libris bookplates for David Martin

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Two-sided crocheted bedspread for Dimity Coleman

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Circular Scrabble board painting for Andrew Purvis

Leather-bound, gilt and hand-transcribed sheet music (Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah) for Stephanie Whitworth

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Wicker onion & garlic baskets for Beth Hart

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Australian Women’s Weekly swimming pool cake (coffee and walnut gateau) for guests of my 26th ‘Birthday Party-themed’ birthday party

Embroidered kid leather pouch, to hold two packets of Fishermen’s Friends, for Adam Mitchell

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Fine bone china plate with fan painting for Liam Blackford

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Crocheted mittens for Suzanne Coleman’s early morning walks

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Portrait plate for the engagement of Rachel McGeorge & Ferg Inglis

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Memorial painting for a knocked-down former residence on Vincent Street, Leederville (FuMo), for Kate Adamczak

Hand-bound edition of two short stories (Babette’s Feast by Isak Dinesen and A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote), selected with David Martin, for Christmas Book Club

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Crocheted autumn leaf cot blanket for Lorelei Autumn

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Eagle Feather stick-‘n’-poke tattoo for Stephen S.O.B. Bellair

 

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