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An account of My crafting and teaching journey

How to Wet Felt a Picture

My students have been asking me for a cheat sheet for years! Finally I have created this just for all of you. I have struggled all this time trying to put what I teach into words that make sense. Photos to me, never gave enough information. Instead,  I doodled all the pictures for these instructions […]

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ESC Artists Exhibition 2023

From the 31st October to the 18th November Shalini and I will be back at Stamford Arts Centre for our annual ESCartists Escape the Ordinary exhibition.   This year we’ve invited 10 artists to join us and we look forward to seeing you. The Gallery will be open 10am-8pm everyday except Sundays when the arts […]

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Faffing with Fluff Exhibition opens 11 September

I am not a traditional felt maker. I want to play with textures and colours to create depth and intrigue. I am an Artisan Felter, creating paintings from wool inspired by nature and my wacky brain. I have been faffing with fluff for over a decade.  This is my first solo exhibition and it will […]

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Bourne Artists Open Houses 17 & 18 June 2023

We are looking forward to welcoming you to The Elms in Aslackby for our Open Studio event in our garden. We will be open 10am-5pm on the 17th & 18th of June. Four artists will be taking part in the event at The Elms: Eve Marshall, Shalini Austin, Ella Jenkins and Emily Bowers. Each artist […]

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Makers Market at Barnsdale Gardens 31 July 12-4pm

This weekend I will have a table in the gardens under a marquee as part of the Makers Market happening at Barnsdale Gardens. A lot of my floral art is inspired by the gardens which I visit monthly with friends. I also run workshops in their studio.  Barnsdale Gardens is located in Exton which is […]

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Open Upp Art Oundle Exhibition

Exhibition runs from 9th July to 16th July at The Old Post Office, 5 New Street Oundle PE8 4EA The exhibition features more than 12 quirky artists hand selected by Luisa Mclean, the Open Upp Art curator.  I took part in a couple of her exhibitions in Uppingham several years ago and look forward to […]

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Peterborough Artists Open Studios

Saturday 25th June and 2nd July Shalini Austin and I will be part of the Open Studios and we will have our gazebos set up outside of Riverside Beads shop in Market Deeping. The event is happening around the PE postcode. There are 60+ artists taking part this year with artists in Peterborough, Market Deeping, […]

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Saltaire Arts Trail

30 April to 2 May 2022   While in lockdown I vowed that as soon as we were allowed out, I would make every day count and get out as much as I could! In January I decided to apply to the Saltaire Arts Trail and I got accepted! This Friday I will be travelling […]

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Wildlife & Environmental Art Exhibition

At The Natural World Centre at Whisby Nature Park near Lincoln  Open daily 9:30am – 4:30pm from the 28th February to 7 March 2022 I have been working on creating a new series of animal portraits for this exhibition. I have been focusing on the faces of British Wildlife. Rather that making textural and colourful […]

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Online shop closed for unplug over Christmas 2021

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