The Scotsman and I have just returned from a short visit to the North West of England basing ourselves in Manchester. We saw two plays – the early 20th Century ‘Hindle Wakes’ at the Bolton Octagon and Rona Munro’s play, … Continue reading →
I’m back from Portugal and my first experience of Eco Printing with Nicola Brown of Clasheen. I learnt loads – not just about Eco Printing.. the quality of my feltmaking went up hugely as a result of Nicola’s expertise. Here I … Continue reading →
Funny how they suddenly seem to have become trendy. But then I’ve always liked them – even the ones which are the colour of ‘old ladies knickers’! We alway seemed to have them in the garden when I was growing up. And … Continue reading →
On Saturday I went back to the Rainbow Glass Studios in Stoke Newington to try out stained glass painting. As I suspected I took to it much more easily than stained glass (ie Richard didn’t have to do half of it … Continue reading →
Created with the help of a pony (thank you Nutmeg and Ian who rode you), Rosie’s store of naturally dyed wool and a bit of needlefelting. This is my section of the first large felted piece we created on the Wild … Continue reading →
I’ve been making a new type of felted necklace I found in the book Feltmaking and Wool Magic by Jorie Johnson, an American Feltmaker working in Japan. I like the way they have turned out. I start with a … Continue reading →
I now have felt and bead necklaces – after a day’s working out the design and stringing yesterday. I bought some beads on Friday as I thought the necklaces would hang better with some a bit more weight….