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Detail of dress by Ilona Karkla - craft

The Big Craft Shows

Diary Dates for the Big Craft Shows Up-to-date details of UK yarn and fibre festivals are now here. 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 […]

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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 Up-to-date details of UK yarn and fibre festivals are now here. 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 […]

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Finished Granny stripes crocheted using Lang Golf and Lang Quattro

Yarn Bombing Squirrel

I’ve Finished Crocheting the Granny Stripes! Since the last post I crocheted a few more rows of granny stripes, took the fabric to Squirrel to check it for size, crocheted some more rows and now it is finished. Here it is in all its colourful glory! Very jolly! Yarn Bombing at Squirrel Another quick visit to […]

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Work by Harriet Riddell

Textiles at Art in Action

Textiles and Good Times Having said that my next post would be about the textiles at Art in Action, you may have been wondering if you’d imagined that or if you’d missed it. Big apologies! I planned to write it before I went on holiday, then was swamped with urgent work. Then I thought I’d finish it […]

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Art in Action

Art in Action 2014

Art in Action 2014 – a Perfect Summer Day In this post I’m going to give you a flavour of Art in Action 2014, an art event which takes place in July at Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire. Demonstrating Artists One of the joys of Art in Action is to watch artists and craftspeople demonstrate their skills and discuss their work with them. The […]

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