Woolly Weekend and the British Wool MarketingCampaign for wool

Well a very busy weekend spinning and selling my products at Kelly House in aid of Childrens Hospice S.W.

Do look at Kelly House facebook site as lots of photos of the work there which was very varied.

The weather did not let us done in the end, only rained when we were packing up..

It the start of British wool week and there are knit ins and spin ins around the country.

This week there is an exhibtion at Peter Tavy Spinners.

Also a new spinning group starting at Alturnun Cornwall, email me for the details.

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Small pin loom

The latest Spin Off magazine has article on mini looms so have bought onr from Wild Fibres and will be having a go why not look at their website

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Working towards Woolly Weekend at Kelly House

After a busy time at the Embroiderers Guild exhibition, now getting ready for Woolly Weekend, which celebrates all things wool,

Skeining up naturally dyed wool etc and preparing sample boards about spinning and dyeing.

Have garments and hats to complete.

Some of my work at exhibitton.

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I have listed new garments on my Etsy shop, why not take a look

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Natural dyeing

Have spent the week collecting dahlia heads and adding to dyebath, lovely yellows, golds and rust colours obtained.Thinking about what to prepare for Wooley Weekend  12/13 October at Kelly House Lifton Devon.

Have promised display boards on sheep breeds and wools, plus natural dyeing, why not pay a visit

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Setting up Tavistock exhibition

well a very busy day collecting tables, display boards and then receiving exhibits and arranging.

All traders arrived and now all we need is visitors tomorrow.

If you are seeing this please come to our exhibition, lovely exhibits and a range of work from over 32 years

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Tavistock and District Embroiderers Exhibition 30th/31st August

This exhibition with traders is at the Guide Hall, Canal Road, Tavistock  Devon near the main carpark

It is celebrating 31 years of the branch and I am its secretary

I shall be exhibiting here. as well as selling my naturally dyed threads, fabrics and wools

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UPTON CROSS CRAFT FAIR 6TH TO 18TH AUGUST

This event which I am exhibiting at IS WELL WORTH A VISIT

Lots of different craft and art work. Now in its 14 th year

If you are holidaying in Cornwall then take  time to visit .On the edge of Bodnin moor near to Minions where the famous CheeseRing is, also mine  stack which is a tourist attraction

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Now back from travels and teaching, met some lovely and enthusiastic people, weather very warm, now back to producing more wool and dyeing yarn.

At Royal Cornwall Show this week demonstrating spinning and dyeing.

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Website live today, weather still preventing me dyeing yarn so busy reorganising workroom and photographing products to go to ESTY SHOP

Also getting samples ready for textile course I am running in Portugal and then some holiday time in Madeira where it will be the Flower Festival so lots of inspiration here for colour and texture for both my knitting and mixed media textile work

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Coming soon

I will be starting to blog here soon – watch this space!

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