Author Archives: Sue

Where Did All That Some From?

Every craftsperson has a stash of materials and bits of equipment acquired bit by bit, not necessarily in a rational or organised way. I might see a few balls of yarn in a sale basket and think; they’d look good … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead

It’s that time of year again – planning ahead for the shows I’d like to attend next year. The best shows have a vigorous selection process, which can mean quite a time sorting photographs, editing them to the required size … Continue reading

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Hard work warp

Busy yesterday making the warp for a silk wrap commission.  Fiddly and time consuming as it’s mainly stripes of 4 ends each.  Lots of changing colours, which slows the whole process down.  I wouldn’t normally make a warp this awkward … Continue reading

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New Designers – The End

And there it was, gone.  

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New Designers – Day 6

Final day of the show today, and I’m having a morning off. I had intended to have a bit of a lie in, but that was foiled at 7.20 by the hotel fire alarm!  Fortunately it was a false alarm, … Continue reading

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New Designers – Day 5

The days are beginning to blend into each other, but I’m pretty sure this is Friday. Lots of interest from visitors. Nice talking to The Campaign for Wool and the Worshipful Company of Weavers yesterday. And excitingly Osborn and Little … Continue reading

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New Designers – Day 4

Here we are again. Surprisingly bright eyed and bushy tailed after the long day yesterday. We finished with free beer from Peroni and fizz from our tutor. Some people then went on to the after party. This pensioner decided not … Continue reading

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New Designers – Day 3

0845 and here we are, all set up and ready to go. First lot of judging this morning. Already too hot!  

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New Designers – End of Day 2

Well, it may not look like it, but we are almost ready.  When I left at about 4 pm this afternoon Kandy and Hannah were sorting out rubbish and tidying the stand.  Most displays are ready, just some last minute … Continue reading

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New Designers – day 2 morning

And slowly organisation grows from chaos.

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