Category Archives: Blog

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

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

New Designers – The End

And there it was, gone.  

Posted in Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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!  

Posted in Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

New Designers – day 2 morning

And slowly organisation grows from chaos.

Posted in Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

New Designers – Day 1

A mixed day as it turned out.  Originally we were told to turn up at 1 pm to unload the van and start putting the stand together.  That changed to 2 pm as the van was late leaving Bradford.  And … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged | Leave a comment

Wet, Wet, Wet

Sadly, after we’d spent three days putting our final display up at college they had a night of torrential rain in Bradford and water came through the gallery roof! Fortunately none of our work was damaged, and our tutors did … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment