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Paper Cutting in Chipping Campden

I spent yesterday in the beautiful Cotswold town of Chipping Campden in an ancient barn that has been converted into a museum. I had been invited to run a paper …

More wreath making

Spent a busy two hours back at Denman College with the ladies of Otmoor WI, and two hours is not very long to get a project up and running and …

Shropshire ladies get creative

Spent a fun, busy and highly creative couple of days at the WI’s Denman College with ladies form the Shropshire Federation. I did my usual intro to ‘Super Creative Cushions’, …

Raggety Wreaths and Calico Decs

So my festive season got off the ground this week with a fun course at the Mill, in Banbury. Raggety wreaths and calico decorations is exactly that. Ripped and slashed …

Paper cut lamp shades

A few months ago, the lovely Faith at Ardington School of Craft suggested a new course, paper cut lampshades, which would run across two days; day one paper cutting with …

Paper cutting in ancient surroundings

I have had a long standing assignation with the WI ladies of Knowle and surrounding area, and yesterday was the big day. I drove up the night before and did …

Patchwork success!

Have just got back from a very busy morning at Denman College with eleven lovely ladies from the Glamorgan WI Federation – all signed up for a two hour patchworking …

Super fast Patch Working

 I have a two hour patch-working workshop on Monday with the ladies of the WI’s Glamorgan group. Two hours is not very long to make and finish something in, by …

Strip Patchwork

Strip patchwork is quick and easy and a great way to use up odd lengths of fabric. I had a lovely group of ladies at Denman College this week and …

Working on a Sunday!

If you are working on a Sunday it should be somewhere special, and Compton Verney ticks the ‘special’ box and some. Stunning location, complete with grounds by Capability Brown, a …