Category Archives: kiln fired art

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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Making a boiled wool hat from leftover fabric

I made a hat with the leftover fabric from my boiled wool jacket. I chose a plate that was about the size I wanted the crown and cut out a circle. Then I measured a length of fabric that went … Continue reading

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Art Elements July Theme Challenge – Flowers.

I have missed not participating in the Art Elements challenges lately but life seems so busy these days. The theme this month is flowers. Whilst sitting in the garden watching the bees on the lavender bushes I had an idea … Continue reading

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Making A Boiled Wool Jacket In A Day!

I have a bit of a thing for boiled wool, but don’t tell anyone 😊 I had a search on the internet for boiled wool jacket patterns and I was pleased to discover Tessuti Berlin jacket pattern, which you can … Continue reading

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Series Of Nine Painting Challenge

I discovered Wendy Solganik aka @willawatercolours over on Istagram having listened to a podcast interview with Laura Horn Art. I decided to take up Willawatercolors Instagram art challange and make a series of nine paintings. So where to begin? I … Continue reading

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