Paper cuts various and wonderful

It’s been a busy couple of weeks with several workshops, sorting out Christmas card packs and ordering stuff – bags, labels, sleeves (cellophane not random single unattached ones) and generally …

Alice Kettle on an Epic Scale

I was recently invited to judge an art competition for the Winchester Art Club, an invitation I was delighted to accept. And yesterday was the big day – a lovely …

Cornish gems various and assorted

Have just spent a week in Cornwall, and despite the not very encouraging weather reports before we left, the sun shone, mostly, and came back with tan marks! So here …

Raggedy Wreath ‘Design’ and Make

I have long been pondering making some raggedy wreaths – I have several workshops coming up in the approach to that day in December that I will not name in …

Until 2016 Art in Action

Have finally unpacked and relocated all the materials and resources I used for Art in Action and today I shall start to round some of them up again in readiness …

My paper cutting friend!

Art in Action is now over and done and I’m sort of missing it , even though by about workshop 5 or 6 I am in a bit of a …

Some favourite cuts so far

With Art in Action in full swing and six courses delivered and six more to go, here are some of my favourite paper cuts so far..with more to come! Didn’t …

Art in Action – the start

It was a dry day for the big setting up at Waterperry Garden’s that hosts the annual arts and crafts event, Art in Action. And there was in deed much …

Creative textiles at Denman

So before I hit the WI’s Denman College again tomorrow, I must write up my last visit. Just a week ago I was stuffing the car with all manner of …

Hand Lettering Success

I ran a new course this week at Ardington School of Craft- Hand drawn lettering NOT Calligraphy. Had spent a fun few days designing resource sheets and gathering ‘props’ – …