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About eganj1

Obsession making arts crafts, and all things creative

Eco Printing – Autumn Colours From The Final Leaf Flourish

I am making a push to complete my leafy journey this year before the leaves are gone, I do enjoy working with the seasons. I went out gathering leaves on Friday as the wind was getting up and they are … Continue reading

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Art Elements Theme Challenge – Foliage

I was delighted when I saw the September theme challenge from Art Elements was foliage as I was already working away with some leafy makes. So this was the perfect opportunity to push my makes a little further. First let … Continue reading

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New Eco Printed Silk Scarves

I have been working busily to get my shop stocked with ecoprinted silk scarves before the leaves have gone. I have some listed in my Etsy shop now, there are more to follow. My plan is to stock up  early … Continue reading

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Along The River

I went collecting treasure along the river the other day, most of you wouldn’t see leaves and wild fruits as treasure but they are to me. I have always foraged every Autumn, it’s something my Grandpa taught me. I will … Continue reading

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Ceramic Earring Charms Shop Update

This week I have been listing ceramic earring charms and ceramic pendants over in my Etsy shop. I made these, along with a lot more ceramic jewellery components quite a while ago but it’s taken me some time to get … Continue reading

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Ceramic Wall Art – Leaves And Fishes

Just a short post today; I have been taking things more slowly this past week, having said that I have a lot of clay work drying, I have a box of finished items that need listing in my Etsy shop, … Continue reading

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Dyeing my Japanese crossover apron

While the sun was shining last weekend I started to prune my apple trees, the leaves were stripped off and put in my large catering pot to make some dye. According to my books they should yield a nice bright … Continue reading

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My Japanese crossover back apron

In readiness for pruning the apple trees today I have been sewing. I used another one of my cotton sheets that used to cover my craft fair tables to make a Japanese crossover back apron. I didn’t have a pattern … Continue reading

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New eco printed silk scarves

As part of my plan to work with the seasons I have been eco printing silk scarves in plenty time to stock my shop for Christmas. I normally steam all my scarves but I’ve bought a huge aluminium pot for … Continue reading

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Working with the seasons – trying to keep up

A lot of the work that I enjoy doing involves working with the seasons, using the leaves and foliage available at certain times of the year. Last year I only got a couple of hosta pots made before the leaves … Continue reading

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