Very disappointing, some fabric stalls but no hand threads at all, many usual stall holders absent, LOTS OF CARD MAKING EQUIPMENT AND BEADS LOVELY DISPLAYS OF EMBROIDERY, QUILTING, ETC particularly the Contemporary Quilt Group. Not so may demonstrators Did not buy anything!! must be a first.
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WOOLLY WEEKEND AT KELLY HOUSE LIFTON IN AID OF CHILDREN HOSPICE Why does the time go, its nearly time for this event again. Please support it, lots to see and buy regarding anything to do with wool. I shall be spinning, others weaving and felt making etc I have several new designs in handspun, naturally …
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UPTON CROSS CRAFT FAIR IS ON SOON 9TH TO 17TH AUGUST 2014 Why not come along and see the displays of different art and crafts, many of which are or sale. Open daily 10am to 6pm. I shall be there with my wools and garments and will have my spinning wheel with me if you to want …
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I have been out of action for last six weeks due to a nasty virus, but back now to dyeing etc Rememberr UPTON CRAFT FAIR 9th to 17th AUGUST. I shall be there selling, as well as doing spinning and feltmaking demonstrations Sheep are shorn and fleece off for processing into balls/hanks for selling to public.
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Back to work now after gaining lots of inspiration from the lovely gardens in Madeira, lots of sketching done. Incredible tree bark surfaces and colour of plants, blossoms and skies Have more ideas for garments and textile pieces, but concentrating on finishing my myths and legends textile book.
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It is wonderful, spins like cashmere and has the sheen of silk,will knit into a Lacey scarf spins very finely. Lots of info on Wild Fibres magazine page about the animals kept by the Inuit people of Alaska.
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I have just found out about the open day at Moorview Alpacas, it’s will be worth a visit. They were featured on Country File last week with their new sheep imported from Swiss and of course their Alpacas
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This page publishes all the local business and craft news and what’s on locally, worth a visit to see whose around with similar interests
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My textile theme this year is Myth and Magic and after extensive research I have decided to work on those related to Devon and Cornwall eg The Green Man, Tree Spirits, Angels, Fairies ,Mermaids, Tintagel Wtches, The Sword iStone. I have yet to decide whether this will be a large hanging in mixed media , …
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