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Dec12

Aberglasney Winter Fair

This was my first year at the Aberglasney Winter Fair and it was a really festive weekend. With mulled wine, mince pies and the local choirs carol singing, it definitely felt like a real beginning to the Christmas month. The event was wonderfully attended,...
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Nov28

Botanic Garden of Wales Gift Fair, Nov 13

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is a beautiful place to spend the weekend for a gift fair. I was able to catch up with previous customers and meet some new talented designer-makers. Many weeks of hard sewing meant I had lots of new stock to showcase...
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Jul30

Caerleon Arts Festival

Another beautiful weekend in the sunshine – what a contrast from last year! After much had work, my new Kissing Booths were finally ready to launch. Simply cut out the lip shape and snatch a kiss…. Look out for them in the shop! Also featuring…tunnel...
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Dec04

The Case of the Runaway Needle…

For a while now a pile of very small but very lovely offcuts has been growing in my studio, and being loathed to throw anything away, I have been wondering what to do with them. Having put my needle down for 5 minutes only to have  it gleefully carried...
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Nov12

National Botanic Gardens of Wales – Gift Fair

A beautiful crisp sunny November day at the Botanic Gardens… I couldn’t have asked for a nicer place to be for a craft fair! Lots of lovely customers & fellow stall holders – I even had chance to have a wander round the glasshouse....
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Nov12

Christmas Decorations

The first official stall market of my Christmas season was the ideal place to showcase my new decorations…made from my leftover pieces of material & backed in leather with button details. The gift-tag shapes have pockets on the back, ideal for...
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