Tag: vintage

  • Face coverings in my new Etsy shop

    I have opened a new Etsy shop, and have listed some face coverings/masks there.   I have made them from vintage fabrics and from vibrant coloured fabrics.   This vintage one was made from Greeff “Bird of Paradise”  I hope you like it 🙂 https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/813327146/fitted-mask-from-vintage-fabric-a-bright?ref=shop_home_active_3&cns=

  • GLENESK FOLK MUSEUM – 3 SEPTEMBER 2017

    Come along – meet the handicraft experts – bring your handiwork and textile treasures to show and share 🙂   

  • ALYTH CREATES 26 – 28 MAY

    As from tomorrow I will be tutoring in Alyth for 3 days. Please feel free to come along to any of these sessions, whether you are a complete beginner or already have some skills. Materials and equipment are provided, but please bring along any patterns, wip, or tools of your own if you wish. Tools […]

  • INVERBERVIE

    Inverbervie NORTH EAST OPEN STUDIOS 9 – 17 September  I will be exhibiting and delivering workshops at Hallgreen Castle, Inverbervie during NEOS.  More details to follow. In meantime see NEOS website for more details  http://www.northeastopenstudios.co.uk/neos-2017/

  • FORFAR CLASSES END OF COURSE

    Big well done to the learners at the F.A.C.E Woolcraft Class in Forfar for all their work!  So good to see people learning according to their own interests.  Thank you for permission to share your work. Big thanks to F.A.C.E. (Forfar Assocation of Continuing Education) committee for their tireless work setting up their classes.   […]

  • FUN A DAY DUNDEE 12 FEBRUARY 2017

    Big huge thanks to all of you in the Fun A Day Dundee team for all the hard work you put into this event. It was an absolute pleasure to take part. Here are a few more photographs of the fun I had.  Enjoy!  

  • KIRRIEMUIR FEEL GOOD FESTIVAL

    Big thanks to the organisers of this festival.  What a superb event. Thanks also to everyone who expressed interest in future crochet workshops.  I will be running workshops in Kirriemuir and Forfar in the near future, and in Alyth on 26-28 May.  More details to follow!   https://www.facebook.com/events/1803625543226259/

  • THE THERAPEUTIC ART OF CROCHET – HARRIS ACADEMY, DUNDEE

    Starting on Wednesday 25th January, I will be tutoring a 10 week course at the Harris Academy in Dundee .  The enrolment evening is at Harris Academy on Wednesday 11 January from 6.00 – 7.30pm.   To see more detail, including the other excellent courses on offer, please click on the links below.  Please feel […]

  • AUCHMITHIE HAAR 20-21 August

    That was a wonderful weekend, sun was shining, and people were out and about.  The atmosphere at Trafalgar house was lovely and relaxed.   Fellow Artists Liz Petrie, Jilly Henderson, Neil Paterson, Karen Elliot, Maralyn Reid-Wood were delightful company.   Thanks to everyone for your generosity.  I also came away from the weekend with a new family member […]

  • Current work in progress

    I used a framework of withies, hessian strips and reclaimed copper wires.  The elements will be alligned with these as the work develops.

  • THE WALL HANGING -DETAILS

    This wall hanging is designed to fit a specific space above a stairwell. Over the next few days I will post some of the detail of the work. Firstly – here is one of the freeform spirals before being incorporated.  This is worked in two soft yarns of differing weights to give a variation in […]

  • Puzzles and frustrations of a blogging beginner

    OK – After what seems like forever, I am still learning how to blog.  Yesterday I learned that galleries don’t seem to work very well.  The pictures looked small and uninteresting and didn’t display at all in facebook.  Just a big blank space – which did have a link to the gallery page, but it […]