Susan is a freelance designer and illustrator who is well known for her cross stitch designs. She lives in the UK, on the south coast.
Susan has produced a number of books with the Turkish publisher Tuva Publishing. To date she has had 10 book published: 9 cross stitch books and one book on freestyle embroidery.
Other magazines she has designed for have included Cross Stitch Crazy, Cross Stitch Gold, Cross Stitch Card Shop, Inspirations, Discovering Needlework, Papercraft Inspirations and The Cross Stitch Collection. She also designs for the Turkish cross stitch magazine Kanavice.
Susan also sells her designs to companies who produce cross stitch kits.
For example, she produces a set of bi-monthly cross stitch designs which are sold by the US company 'Stitchable Cards' as kits and designs for their birth flower mini kits. These birth flower designs haver been turned into stamps and dies by Waffle Flower Crafts, to use in card-making.
She produces designs for another US company; Craftways. These designs are released as kits and appear in their Christmas cross stitch book.
Susan studied Fine Art and gained a degree from Bath College of Higher Education. She later trained as an art teacher, taking a PGCE in Art and Design.
She loves many different types of crafts and is an avid knitter and crocheter. She works as a freelance knitting and crochet teacher at Sew in Brighton.