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Harebell

This week’s inspiration image was taken last year at Old Sarum, while walking around the hill fort surrounding the castle. It’s one of my...

Dorset button in public day

Last Saturday was the first Dorset button in public day. We were incredibly lucky with the weather, with beautiful sunshine the whole...

Isle of Mull Weaving

This week’s inspiration image is a photo I took while we were on the boat from Oban to the Isle of Mull on our trip at the end of April....

Marbled White

This week’s inspiration image is a marbled white butterfly. I took this photo last year on a walk at Martin’s Down in Hampshire. It’s one...

Temporary Art: Rock Pool

I’ve created a new table display in the shop, and as I was making it I thought I’d document what I was doing. This is temporary art. It...

Islamic Art at the V&A

This week’s (well last week’s really but whose counting, especially as there were puffins) inspiration image was taken by me at the...

Puffins!!!!!

No blog again tomorrow as we’re not back until Sunday! It’s a good job my phone tells me when and what to do! I am working on my...

Creative customers

I love seeing what me or my shop has inspired people to make. This post is a showcase of this month’s creative customer makes. Freeform...

Lovely day for a walk!

As some of you know I’ve spent Easter in bed with my first cold in two plus years. I haven’t felt that rubbish in a very long time! By...

Labyrinth

This week’s inspiration image is a labyrinth. This one is a finger labyrinth at St. Margaret’s Chapel in Glastonbury. You place your...

A walk to Bury Hill

Monday is normally my day off, and if my hubby is off as well we try and do something together. This usually involves breakfast of some...

Half way flower

This week’s inspiration image is taking a while. It’s an allium taken by me at Mottesfont last year. If you’ve never been it’s well worth...

Crewel Fish

This week’s inspiration image was a textural one. It was a shot of the water in a swimming pool, taken on a garden visit last year. I...

March's Inspiration Image winner

Just a quick post to share Carole Henry of Myosotis Jewellry beautiful blossom and snowdrop inspired earrings. She is this month's...

Two Watermills and a Textile Exhibition

This was my Mother's Day. First a trip to Whitchurch Silk Mill, refurbished in 2018 and utterly brilliant! The Mill is over 200 years old...

Minecraft tree!

This week’s inspiration image is a cherry tree taken on a National Garden Scheme visit last year. I loved the solid structures of the...

Outdoor workshops!

It was such nice weather today that we decided to teach both my workshops outdoors. This morning was drop spinning. This afternoon was...