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A bit of culture in Birmingham.

I was in Birmingham last week, catching up with friends and enjoying some culture which is somewhat lacking in the small northern village I call home. Finally I got to go to the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter which is … Continue reading

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Taking it slow!

I have spent the past week with my Dad so I haven’t been making much, but if you are a craftaholic you will know it’s hard to not be ‘doing’ something. Spending the week with my Dad has given me … Continue reading

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Solway Inspiration.

I’ve had a trip to the coast looking for inspiration. The light was just gorgeous, Scotland looks so close doesn’t it? I’m loving these colours, just perfect for paint and stitch.Charles Dickens wasn’t very complimentary when he wrote about Allonby, … Continue reading

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New Stoneware Bowls

It’s been a long winter this year, feels like I have been stuck inside for months. But I have been planning new work and dreaming of holidays by the sea. I should also confess to drinking wine by the log … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Pages – The Shapes of Water

I have spent the past couple of days playing in my sketchbook, the theme chosen by the group this month is water. I have loads of inspirational photos and so I got a bit bogged down choosing, next month I … Continue reading

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One year on.

What a week it’s been, we haven’t had as much snow as most parts of the UK but it is bitterly cold, and I did experience an earthquake at the start of the week. I’ve had my wheel for a … Continue reading

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I’m glazed over!!

It’s been a very busy week of glazing and firing. Also, I started out doing the last week of Dionne’s Drawing for Textiles course but I broke all my felting needles, the textile techniques came to a halt so I … Continue reading

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A week of this and that!

I started the week off throwing some pots with a new speckled stoneware clay and I loved it. Some clays just seem to handle better than others and this clay felt wonderful squeezing between my fingertips. Somehow I’ve forgotten to … Continue reading

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Drawing For Textiles Course

The past week has been very enjoyable and rewarding; I have spent most of my days lost in experimenting with drawing techniques. I’m taking another online course with Dionne Swift, this time it’s Drawing for Textiles. I can’t divulge the … Continue reading

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A week of finishing off and preparation

Not much to blog about this week, it’s been one of preparation to get ahead and finishing off stuff. I’m thinking about my spring events, I made a list ( I love making lists) of what stock I have left … Continue reading

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