Category Archive: Information

Rare Bird Ltd – Gone,But Not Gone!

Last night my Rare Bird Ltd website ceased taking retail orders.  For any of you waiting for your order, please be patient, there are quite a few to dispatch!  You will still receive… Continue reading

Rubber and Oooze! New Online Course in Friendly Plastic

Fantastic news!  My good friends Barbara Lees and Karin Schmidt in Denmark have put together the most detailed Friendly Plastic online course I have seen.  Taking inspiration from my Oooze technique that I… Continue reading

Friendly Plastic In Print – again

  I should have mentioned this a while ago, but life got in the way, sorry.  Making Jewellery magazine have featured another of my Friendly Plastic projects in the November issue.  The magazine… Continue reading

Upcycling Broken China with Friendly Plastic

September is a time when I take stock,  I don’t mean do a stock take, which happens at the end of November when the Rare Bird financial year ends, and I loathe every… Continue reading

Friendly Plastic Invades Romford, and Other News

What a mess my stock room is in, I am busy sorting stock to take to the Eastern Region of the Embroiderers Guild Regional Day on Saturday in Romford.  It is never easy deciding… Continue reading

Jewel Enamels and Textiles at Hobbycraft

Goodness, I thought I had set this one up to post whilst I was away on my hols.  Sorry about that, but here it is, unadulterated, but rather belated! Will you be there?… Continue reading

On Line Magazine for Creative Folk

Have you started reading some of the wonderful on line versions of magazines that are available now?  I subscribe to some so I can avoid a paper mountain and carry them with me… Continue reading

Friendly Plastic Experiments with Snappers by Sara B

How many of you have Friendly Plastic Snappers in your stash box?  If you think you haven’t got any, and you have had your FP for years, then I suggest you go and… Continue reading

Fine Lines and Website Issues

It has been hard to get back in the studio after Christmas and New Year, not least because all every time I pick up something, particularly a Craftynotions product, it reminds me of Sarah,… Continue reading

A Farewell For Sarah

The sun shone on us all on Wednesday when we gathered to say our farewells to Sarah at St Leonard’s church in Newark.  There were so many people who came from all over… Continue reading