Solitude

If you climb a mountain, what do you expect to see? Vast Vistas? More mountains? How about this Very unexpected, and so too was this roof It reached right down to the ground, and I think there is quite a lot of inspiration in it.  The weathered markings are as interesting as the rustic lapped… Read More Solitude

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Wanted – Toy Boy

Now, don’t get the wrong idea.  If you have – you might as well finish reading now because this post won’t go the way you expect! I’m currently teaching a series of online dyeing workshops, with another round just about to start.  The one thing that I emphasise to my students is that making mistakes… Read More Wanted – Toy Boy

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New Tutorial

From time to time I add a new tutorial to this site.  I did so again on Sunday.  It relates to a little ‘workshop’ featured here. It isn’t a technical workshop – well, neither is the tutorial, but both are intended to get you using bits and pieces that you have around the place, and… Read More New Tutorial

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Playing around.

It’s surprising what a couple of squirts will do! I’ve been playing around in readyness for the rest of this tutorial.  Thought you might like to have a go too, it does help to focus the mind, even if it seems as though it’s a ‘bad’ week.

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A week to go

It’s almost time for the next online dyeing course.  Here’s another taster.  You probably gathered that this was one too. Little Bookies starts too, and that really is fun.  It’s a chance to enjoy ‘playschool’ again.

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Shoes anyone?

I love teaching!  One of the most surprising workshops I teach  on the Embellisher machine produces a tiny pair of boots. The technique opens up a number of other ideas too, making it a useful way of adding to Embellisher skills.  The next of these will be on 14th May at Busy Bees in Newport,… Read More Shoes anyone?

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