If you live around the Midlands and fancy a 2 hour taster session with me and a visit to a brand new craft shop, then come to  Gillian’s Crafts in Derby on 2nd… Continue reading

E.Y.E.S. Workshop

Last Saturday found me in East Yorkshire with a lovely bunch of ladies from the East Yorkshire Embroidery Society.  I had been to the group last year when I gave them my talk… Continue reading

Fibre and Stitch

Do you find yourself with too many bits of paper and magazines to read and digest?  You then have to deicde whether to keep them and “file” them (I have a large number… Continue reading

Friendly Plastic Class @ Tintern Abbey

I am more than delighted to announce that I am running a workshop in the grounds of beautiful Tintern Abbey on the Welsh Borders near Chepstow in September 2009.  Having met a lovely… Continue reading

Turning Heads

Jana Ewy put out a design challenge on the Friendly Plastic List and blog for everyone to make a doll.  Not just any doll, but one that featured an image of the maker… Continue reading

The Consequences Of A Digital Age

For regular readers of this blog, what I am going to tell you about today will not need any further explanation, just a link to the DOT group blog where you can see the… Continue reading

Textile Art With Integrity

OK, I just had to let you know about a fabulous exhibition I have just been to in Lincoln.  It is not on for long, just this week from 13th to 19th April… Continue reading

An Issue of Colour

Following on from all the interesting conversations on the FP blog about colouring Friendly Plastic, I have put together a sampling pack of colouring mediums for you to try out.   The pack contains… Continue reading

Lots of Lovely New Things

I am excited.  I have just updated my website  to include some new products.  I now stock Polished Pigments in individual pots.  Usually they are only available in packs of 4 which can… Continue reading

The Afternoon Play

For once, there was no hockey to ferry my son to on a Sunday and I thought I  might mess around for an hour or two in the afternoon in the studio.  Having… Continue reading