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Detail of dress by Ilona Karkla - craft

The Big Craft Shows

Diary Dates for the Big Craft Shows In my last post I wrote about some of the smaller, individual and independent shows I have visited and others I’d like to visit. In this post I’m covering UK craft events organised by bigger organisations. Again, I have included their dates, locations and links to websites. Knitting and Stitching Shows 5-8 […]

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Tapestry weaving by Fiona Rutherford at Art In Action, independent Show

See Textiles at Nine Independent Shows

Banish the Winter Blues I don’t know about you, but the winter months are not my favourite time of year. If it’s not raining, it’s cloudy, dull, damp and cold. We can’t make the Sun come out, but we can look forward to events in the coming year. I always feel excited when I am […]

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Flowers and Ruffles

Flowers and Ruffles

Uming and ahing! In my last post I mentioned how I’d discovered Japanese sewing books. After much deliberation I chose to make a top from this book:  I chose the ruffled sleeveless blouse (pattern 7a). In the book it is shown in a crisp black linen. Pattern pieces The first thing you have to do […]

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