Last weekend I took part in a village open gardens event. There are some wonderful gardens in this village, lots that take part in the National Garden Scheme, and although our garden is not quite to that standard I think we held our own! I also held an open studio which was a great opportunity […]
I’m getting ready for the open garden and my open studio next weekend. I’m experimenting with some designs for the garden. A lovely man in the village who makes metal framework for me has done a panel holder in which I’ve inserted a colourful glass piece and it’s in the garden looking good! Great when […]
I’ve been working on a galaxy of stars,preparing for two events this weekend. This Friday, 13th, I’m at the Parish Church in Uppingham for the day, then on Sunday 15th it’s a day with Stamford Artisan’s Guild at Stamford Arts Centre. A good place to go, everything hand crafted by the stall holders.
This year I’ve had several people on the workshops who’ve been given the day as a present. Very generous of people and it seems popular to give an experience of something new and to have something attractive at the end of it. I’ve just had a lovely card from one, mentioning the pleasant and relaxing surroundings. […]
I’ve been busy on various workshops recently, some advertised and some with private parties. We have been so lucky with the weather at times and have been able to have lunch outside, making for a relaxed atmosphere. Private groups (between 4 and 6 people) are always enjoyable with everyone knowing eachother with plenty of good natured […]
Working on a set of panels for a large victorian hallway. With a strong blue bias in the surround and the detail it’s going to look wonderful when completed. Working with the door open in this lovely sunshine with the birdsong and the fish splashing, how lucky am I? I had a good full lead workshop […]
A private group on a lead workshop this weekend. Each group is different, but when everyone knows eachother there is always a good relaxed atmosphere. And, as always, good results with unique pieces for everyone. Now I’m preparing a proposal for an evangelical establishment up north. It’s good practise and if you don’t try …