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An account of My crafting and teaching journey

Arty events in Rutland this summer!

The ESC Artists, a group that I run with my friend Shalini Austin, will be running 3 Craft Bazaars this summer in the conservatory at Rutland Garden Centre in Oakham.  Like our previous events we have invited a variety of artists to join us. Shalini, Dave, Ella and I will be showcasing our work at […]

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Open Studios Summer 2021

Shalini Austin and I will be in a gazebo outside of Riverside Beads in Market Deeping for 3 Saturdays this summer! We will have lots of new work to view and buy plus have felting and copper demonstrations. Peterborough Artists’ Open Studios is celebrating it’s 21st year in 2021.  This will be my 4th year […]

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Summer Felting Workshops!

I have been squirreling away in the background for the past couple of months planning all these lovely felting workshops. I met with some lovely new people running lovely venues across Lincolnshire and Rutland. I can’t wait to teach workshops in person again! I have kept all the class sizes small to allow for social […]

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New Felting Classes coming soon!

Just finalizing some details for a new assortment of felting workshops starting this June! Classes will be held in Market Deeping, Stamford, Oakham and Minting (nr. Lincoln). What felting workshops have you been looking forward to?  

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Bird Aid Art Auction

  Bird Aid (Eastbourne bird aid CIO) a not for profit charity that has two clear objectives. Rehabilitate wildlife with the help of learning disabled adults I read about this lovely charity online. I love their mission statement and wanted to donate a piece to help them at their charity auction. The great art auction […]

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Online Shop Update

New original art now in my online shop click here to open in a new window. Here is a video with me talking about my new collection of work: Also part of the online shop update is printed art tea towels, cushions and coasters! 

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How long does that take you?

That is a question I get asked a lot and it is impossible to answer. I spend a lot of time taking photos of what I see like the way the light hits something, different colours next to each other, textures and shapes of things. Each week I take about 1000 photos! One or two […]

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Adding Textures to Wet Felting

I have started teaching LIVE mini workshops on Facebook and my next one is Tuesday February 23rd at 10am (See bottom of page for links to these videos). I am going to be talking about how to add in extras to wet felting. It’s usually a topic I’m only able to touch on in my […]

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Midnight Visitors

  This extraordinary felted original sold almost as soon as it was framed in February 2020. I have since designed so many lovely pieces of merchandise using the Midnight Visitors image. Here’s the story of how it was made.    I asked my friend, Shalini Austin to make me some copper moons to add to […]

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Fens & Coast Christmas Shopping Event 5th & 6th December 2020 in Pinchbeck

Christmas Shopping Event full of beautiful gifts will be happening this weekend at Pinchbeck Community Hub & Library. Event will be on the 5th & 6th of December open from 10am-4pm each day. Covid-secure event with a one way system to keep shoppers safe and free parking.  Fens and Coast features Interiors, Gifts & Artisans […]

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