Tuesday, 1 April 2014


Just to let you all know I now have a website, so please take a look and let me know what you think!

Sunday, 23 March 2014

Skip hunting!

This week I have been hunting down skips and finding old pieces of wood to draw and embroider into. This is my new style for this project. This is a piece of skirting board I had that I started with. I drew into it using carbon paper

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Prototype no.1

These are some images of my first prototype. 

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

News and Updates

I have booked a small photoshoot for next week, to take a few pictures of my current work. Which i am very excited for! I have also ordered some promotional merchandise. I  have started some prototyping and final designs. Very exciting! Lots of things happening now its coming to the end of the year!!

Monday, 17 March 2014

New embroidery pieces

Here are 2 new embroidery pieces I have created for my man vs nature project. 

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

One final piece completed!

This is my huge final canvas completed. Took me a lot longer than I thought it would. But I'm really happy with it. Let me know what you think. 

Thursday, 6 March 2014


For my final degree show I have 6 sponsors, these are some images of items I have received from these amazing companies. Still waiting for more packages keep checking for more information. Thank you Fiskars, Pin it and Stitch, Baa Ram Ewe, The Wool Shack, Uk Alpaca and Fine French Laces.
Pin it and Stitch

Baa Ram Ewe

The Wool Shack


Monday, 24 February 2014

My large painted embroidery piece progress

This is my piece painted out I now am going to embroider into it.

Saturday, 22 February 2014

Sponsorship news!!

I am now sponsored by pin it and stitch, I received a great package today of bits n pieces that I can't wait to start using!!

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Printing on fabric

I have been printing on fabric from my home printer today. Was great! Very successful. 

Monday, 10 February 2014

My Favourite work and drawings!

All copyright to Catherine Shields ©

All Copyright to Catherine Shields ©

Sunday, 9 February 2014


So I am currently doing lots of drawing for my fmp. And looking for sponsors. These are some of my drawings. 

Sunday, 26 January 2014

Found Car!

Found this amazing Car in Newcastle!!

Saturday, 25 January 2014

Another Research Day!

Over the past few days I have been a few more places and galleries, such as the Baltic in Newcastle, the Laing and the Hatton gallery. I have also visited Newcastle's Castle. These are some of the pictures I collected...