Cheryl is an  internationally recognised master of the art form of Fine Art Freestyle Machine Embroidery (FAFME) creating portraits, fantasy pieces, animals and landscapes. Inspirations come from her dreams nature and life. Cheryl has exhibited, taught and has works in collections in UK, USA, Asia and throughout Australasia.

Cheryl is also internationally recognised in the Art to Wear Movement, she designs and crafts museum quality couture art to wear. Her ATW garments have been exhibited in the UK, USA, NZ and every state of Australia.

Cheryl designs and crafts all her own clothes indeed she does not own any that she has not designed drafted and crafted.

In addition Cheryl is an accomplished at drawing and painting.

Cheryl has had at least one SOLO each year for the past 10 years

Self Portrait
"Self Portrait" FAFME Fine Art Freestyle Machine Embroidery thread on canvas 60 cm x 50 cm


Note Cheryl’s preliminary drawing below and her using a sewing machine to "paint" a finely detailed work of art. This piece of art titled “Lonely Heart” was commissioned as a gift from the Lord Mayor of Adelaide to the people of the city of Himeji Japan.

Cheryl creating "Lonely Heart"

"Lonely Heart" (Fine Art Freehand Machine Embroidery 50 cm x 30 cm)

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