Monthly Archives: February 2014

A handmade Mother’s Day

Making presents is so rewarding and one of the best times to make something special is for Mother’s Day. Mums always appreciate a handmade gift and if you come along to Make on Saturday the 22nd of March you can … Continue reading

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My progress in hexagons

I have been adding hexagons onto the central panel of my heirloom quilt and it has grown beautifully! I have blu-tacked them onto my wall so that I can see them and be inspired by the colours as I work. … Continue reading

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The Chinese Dragon of Aspex!

This half term I have had three fun filled days teaching Holiday Art Club at Aspex! We made lots of work all centred around our theme of the Chinese New Year. We made a Chinese dragon using papier mache, lots … Continue reading

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Stitch a tea cosy!

If you love drinking tea then you will love this workshop! On Thursday the 6th of March at Make I am teaching a class to show you how to make quilted tea cosies. I will show you how to quilt … Continue reading

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Strong Voices at Making Space

Yesterday I taught a rag rug workshop at Making Space as part of the Strong Voices project. We made rag wreaths before Christmas and these were really popular so we moved onto a larger project. It is so rewarding working … Continue reading

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Instagram sale!

I am having a little New Year sale over on Instagram and you can find it by searching under the hashtag #ggigsale! There are currently 3 gingerbread men, 4 lengths of cheery red bunting, 5 sweet little aprons, 3 dinosaurs … Continue reading

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A jersey rag rug

I have got lots of rag rug workshops booked in over the new few months at some lovely venues! So I’ve ordered a giant roll of canvas, lots more hooks and I’m making some new samples to bring along as … Continue reading

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Stitch yourself a tote bag!

Tote bags are very useful to have and I have a rainbow coloured stash in my house! If you would like to learn how to make your very own bag, fully lined and secured shut with a button, then come … Continue reading

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Noughts & Crosses!

I have just added ten new noughts and crosses travel games to my Etsy shop! It’s handy to have some indoor activities lined up for when the relentless rain means that running around outdoors isn’t possible and my handmade games … Continue reading

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Our Handmade Wedding : Letterpress Invites

May is fast approaching and our handmade wedding plans are well under way! We have booked a lovely hotel by the sea, the registrar is confirmed and we have tasted our menu choices. I have found my perfect dress and … Continue reading

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