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Jul26

Handmade in Britain, Chelsea

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May17

Win Tickets to the Contemporary Craft Festival!

Win 2 free tickets to the Contemporary Craft Festival, set in the picturesque village of Bovey Tracey in Devon. Come and visit me at the The Pocket Pirate stand alongside over 200 other top British designer-makers. Why not make a weekend of it? After...
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May05

New Collection for The Contemporary Craft Festival

The sewing machine has been smoking away these past few weeks as I have been preparing for The Contemporary Craft Festival and putting together a brand new collection of work. Here is a sneaky peek at what I have been working on…┬áHope to see you...
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Apr24

Are you coming to the Contemporary Craft Festival?

I am very proud to be exhibiting at this great craft festival for the second year running on the 9-11th June. I have been busy making some exciting new work to showcase at the event! Here is a sneaky peek at what I’ve been up to so far… if...
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Mar20

The Bristol Artisan – 25th & 26th March

I am making my way across the border to exhibit in this lovely collection of British designer-makers. Hope to see some of you there at the Arnolfini on the waterfront. I have pre-ordered sunshine!  
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Dec08

Snapped Up Market – a Dickensian Weekender

This weekend will be our biggest market ever! I am so proud to be amongst this incredible array of local designers, makers and crafters. Join us between 11am & 5pm on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December, Printhaus Workshops Canton, Cf11 9NL. Hooray!
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Dec03

Small Business Saturday

In celebration of small businesses and the wonderful customers that support us, I am offering 20% off everything in my online shop from 3rd – 5th December. Simply enter the code PIRATEXMAS16 at the checkout. Happy shopping!
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Nov12

Made By Hand

My 3rd year at Made By Hand showed the fair at its busiest yet, with over 4000 visitors through City Hall doors in Cardiff city centre. Taking part is always a lovely opportunity, & I feel privileged to have this showcase of British craft taking...
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Oct10

Marrakech

A long overdue escape to sunnier climes was needed after a busy summer working. Marrakech had been on The List for a little while and idea of diving head first into its bustling streets was all the ‘convincing’ I needed. I was completely taken....
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May19

Contemporary Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey

I am very proud to be exhibiting at this year’s Contemporary Craft Festival. I have been working on a new collection of work which I will be showcasing at the event in a couple of weeks time! Having visited the festival before as a customer I can...
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Feb05

Open Haus

My fellow residents of The Printhaus and I have established a monthly open event where members of the public are welcome to come and have a legitimate nosey at our studio homes! We are an eclectic mix of local designer-makers, artists, illustrators and...
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Jan15

Square Peg, Round Hole

There has been an increasingly prominent discussion in the media recently about the importance of ‘traditional core subjects’ and their significance in finding a ‘successful’ career path. This topic runs deep, and I am angered...
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