So yet again it’s been a while, I was ashamed when I realised how long it is since I last posted! Our little girl is 9 and a half months old now and is crawling and exploring, so finding the time during the day to craft has been very hard. I have however finished a […]
In an attempt to broaden my skills and add a few more crafts to my repetoire I decided to try something I’ve wanted to do for some time – mosaics. The evening workshop was held in a bar which was also hoist to a fantastic mosaic exhibition. We were given everything we needed to complete […]
So I have been to my final workshop at Unit Twelve. This time it was some sewing in the form of leather bags. The workshop was taught by the super talented Gosia Weber, her bags are stunning! We started off by choosing our leather pieces. For someone who is extremely indecisive, this was a long […]
On a recent summer evening I swapped my tutor hat for my learning hat as I attended one of The Make and Do Studio’s open craft nights. It was a workshop on making beaded wire work jewellery, taught by the lovely Marie from Redstones Jewellery. We had the chance to make 3 beautiful rings and […]
Last month I went to another workshop at Unit Twelve. This was supposed to be my last one, but I’ve since signed up for another one – leather handbag making, can’t wait till September for that one!! The workshop was led by Samantha Bryan, if you haven’t heard of her before, I’d urge you to […]
Last weekend I spent the day with my 2 friends in Manchester. First exploring the Manchester Design and craft centre, followed by lunch and cake at Home Sweet Home in the Northern Quarter, before ending up at a workshop by the Ministry of Craft.
My latest workshop was another at Unit Twelve Gallery in Stafford. This time it was making paper lampshades, taught by the fabulously talented Jennifer Collier. She makes such gorgeous objects all out of paper.
As part of my New Years resolution, I signed up to several workshops at Unit Twelve Gallery in Stafford. I had been there previously to one of Emily Normans Mixed Media workshops so knew the quality of the workshops and knew how much fun it would be.