With a week and a half to go, the sewing machines are whiring away here at Stafford Mill, in preparation for the Textile Trail Open Studios, taking place on the weekends of the 12 & 13th and 19th & 20th of May. The local Made In Stroud shop have already got a range of our products on display (and for sale!). They re-did the window … Read More There’s nothing like the pressure of a deadline…
One of my aims for this year was to find more shops and outlets to sell my work through. As a small scale maker it can be intimidating approaching new retailers, and it’s hard not to take each knock back personally. The best leads often come from word of mouth, through friends and family. A casual conversation can lead to an opening, an opportunity … Read More Bristol beckons!
These corsages are perfect for using every scrap of fabric left over from the felted wool jumpers! This lovely pink wool and angora flower came from a jumper which had already yielded enough fabric to make a pair of slippers and a pair of wrist warmers. They are fairly easy to make. You cut circles out of the fabric, fold then over twice and … Read More Up-cycled wool flower corsages