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Dinner Set for Two – See what you can do!

Posted by admin on September 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Comments on the workshop:- ‘I don’t think of myself as an artistic person but I ended up with lovely bowls and plates with beautiful glazes and feel encouraged to do more’.. ‘I have thoroughly enjoyed the experience of working within Carla’s Studio. I liked having the choices of clays and glazes to use so that […]

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Dinner Set for Two

Posted by admin on July 24, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

   Partway through the first of this months Make a Dinner Set for Two workshop. Already excited about the pieces being made and they’re not even bisqued yet! One student chose the red stoneware while the other settled for the lavafleck. Great to see other people’s ideas in clay. Watch this space! Video: Trimming a […]

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Swedish Friends

Posted by admin on July 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

So pleased to be taking part in this year’s joint Northants Guild exhibition with our Swedish Counterparts. This year we’ll be exhibiting in Sweden, maybe a long weekend away is on the cards! It was a lovely surprise to see the poster they have designed, I think they’ll be a lovely match for my Angaafa […]

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Glass Jewellery Course in Bedford

Posted by admin on March 5, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  Plans well in hand for the Glass Jewellery Courses I’m going to be running in Bedford. Planning to run the first one on 25th March in Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, providing, that is, that I survive the Silver Jewellery Etching workshop scheduled for 18th March at Raleigh House in Bedford! Some of the lovely stuff created by last years’ […]

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Stockists this Christmas

Posted by admin on November 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Catch me at Alfred East in Kettering with Northants Guild until 7th January and also at the National Centre for Craft and Design in Sleaford, Lincs and Dial House Gallery, Kimbolton Cambs, Ideal for those unique Christmas presents!

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Wood End Gallery, Pertenhall nr Kimbolton

Posted by admin on April 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Dropped off some glass with Angela at the lovely Wood End Gallery in Pertenhall near Kimbolton on Monday. The new exhibition runs from 9th April to 22nd May I spotted some very nice little textile keepsake bags and some gorgeous carved stone sculptures. There’s a selection of paintings, prints, pottery and lots of other work on […]

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New Year, new work, Typeset and Zoom Milwaukee

Posted by admin on January 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Happy New Year ..and a great start to the new year. One of the things on my agenda was a reworking of the original glass Spit. Still inspired by the enamelling workshop with Jessica Turrell in July (for which I missed Fibre East – sorry Hilary!) and driven by a submission deadline for TypeSet, an […]

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Glass fusing and slumping, Old school style!

Posted by admin on October 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

After the excitement of last weekend’s Open Studios (lovely to see everyone, thanks Pru and Paul for the lemon cake! Great news Pasqualina on finding somewhere for your looms) it’s almost back to business as usual. The fusing exercise was a useful reminder of the joys of cutting glass! And some useful results from using […]

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Snowdon, Bullseye and the next Open Studios at Ivy Lodge

Posted by admin on September 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Now that the studio is finally up and running I’m desperate to fire up the kiln again. I haven’t been in a position to make any new glass since 2012. I thought the easiest thing to do would be to cut, fuse and slump a bowl. Although I’ve been doing workshops helping students discover the […]

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Lynette Yiadom Boakye and the Handweavers Studio

Posted by admin on September 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The plan was to go and see this highly recommended exhibition of portraits at the Serpentine on Saturday, then I thought I’d add on a visit to the Handweavers Studio in North London. It’s been a while since I visited this emporium of yummy yarns. So long that it turns out they’ve moved, to close […]

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