Yearly Archives: 2013

Specially Made For a Special Boy

It’s been a while since I started to think about making a quilt, I started to collect the material over twelve months ago, before the recipient was even born. As per always it took me a whole to start it … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

There’s nothing like a bit of tradition at this time of year and this is one of my favourite old songs. Based I believe on an African American song. This version by Mr Nick Lowe. Marry Christmas all.

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Old Jugs New Friends

I went to London briefly the week before last, well it was supposed to be brief but because if the wild crazy storms that had happened I couldn’t get home on the train and had to stay a second day … Continue reading

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The Slip is Out

I have some more of these large fat tiles, they have been under plastic for a while and I finally got myself together to get them decorated. So, brushes, slip, paper, slip, scissor, slip, trailers and slip were all gathered … Continue reading

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The Yellow Door

Come along to Dumfries and Galloway’s newest pop up gallery. Private view on Monday 9th December and open from Tuesday 10th December. The venue used to be a stationers for years and years and I popped in yesterday to deliver … Continue reading

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Corsock Christmas Craft Fair

Christmas begins at the Corsock Christmas Craft Fair Sunday December 1st, 11am till 3pm, Corsock Village Hall Slip Trail Tree Decoration by Hannah McAndrew available at MadeByHandOnline and Corsock Craft Fair Baskets by Geoff Forest Silver Jewellery, Hand Crafted Glass, … Continue reading

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Jars, Jars, Jars

Yesterday I started throwing again after what feels like a huge chunk of time away from it. Today I carried on and oh my goodness I am enjoying it. I got the workshop nice and toasty warm and kneaded up … Continue reading

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‘The Old Art and Craft Debate’

I have just been reading this essay entitled ‘The Old Art and Craft Debate’ (link below) by Robin Wood, wood turner and chair of the Heritage Crafts Association. I know that a lot of you will find it an interesting … Continue reading

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Updates and Rejigging

Being stuck at home with a fair stonking cold for the last few days hasn’t been hugely entertaining. Today though I felt with it enough to actually be able to do some things and so have taken the opportunity to … Continue reading

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A Few Little Ducks

This weekend I had a long overdue trip to Manchester. The reason that made me do this weekend was so that I could meet my fellow bridesmaid and the lovely lady that we are to be bridesmaids for in order … Continue reading

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