Tag Archives: craft

Mandy and Lara do patchwork and quilting

4 Nov

Such a pleasure to work with Mandy and Lara at the Beetlefelt studios on another Patchwork and Quilting series.

A month of Monday evenings stitching and chatting and learning new skills, as well as drinking tea and eating cake are definitely a couple of enjoyable hours well spent.

 

And for all of you tempted there is a new patchwork and Quilting series running at Beetlefelt Studios in February, as well as an Appliqué series running in March. Go to http://www.beetlefelt.co.uk/workshops.html to book onto these workshops.

Hope to see you there. Lx

Manchester Mega Mela

31 Jul

Wow, the Manchester Mela at the beginning of July was a fantastic day, and great fun getting creative making cards with tradition Indian printing blocks.

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Thanks to all you guys who came and had a go. x

Mabel Makes-Decoupage!

10 Jun

Saturday saw us sticking and pasting creating gorgeous decoupage frames at Mabel Makes;

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Decoupage is so straightforward and versatile to do, I expect Alexis, Rebecca and Lou will be trying their hand out now at more decoupage projects; what next; chairs, frames; tables….

 

Check out more craft workshops on offer at Mabel Makes at;

by contacting Aunty Mabel’s Seat at; rebecca@auntymabelsseat.com

by visiting Aunty Mabel’s Seat at; 37 King St  Knutsford WA16 6DW

or by ringing Aunty Mabel’s Seat on; 01565 650884

See you soon x

Make with Mabel

17 May

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Just been sent some more images from last Saturdays launch of; Make with Mabel, the lovely new crafting studio in Knutsford. Well, you can never have enough pics….

The following two images come from Emma Varnam and her website is well worth an look see; www.emmavarnam.co.uk/

 

If you fancy some distraction and crafting inspiration, I would also recommend visiting; www.bakingandmaking.com & www.lynesknits.weebly.com

Tracey and Lynne will be teaching knitting and crochet at Make with Mabel.

You can book onto a Make with Mabel workshop,

by contacting Aunty Mabel’s Seat at; rebecca@auntymabelsseat.com

by visiting Aunty Mabel’s Seat at; 37 King St  Knutsford WA16 6DW

or by ringing Aunty Mabel’s Seat on; 01565 650884

See you soon x

Aunty Mabel’s Seat new craft studio is here!

14 May

I’m so excited I have been invited to teach some craft courses at a new craft studio in Knutsford; Aunty Mabel’s Seat. You can follow at;

https://twitter.com/AuntyMabelsSeat

and see gorgeous pics from Rebecca’s interior business at;

http://pinterest.com/auntymabelsseat/aunty-mabel-s-seat-showroom/

My Desk Now (see My Desk Before on this board)  Little French chair with Cole & Son's fab geometric wallpaper   This is Flossie - she's a curvy, sassy flapper girl, who loves dancing at Palm Court and smoking cigarettes from holders (in my imagination of course)  Beautiful rare French chair upholstered in Designers Guild Royal Collection fabrics; we call her The Duchess as she's rather very grand.  Bloke's hunting scene room-set (but the wife got involved and made him have silk curtains)  The design area

On another note, I have just starting a new Patchwork and Quilting series at Beetlefelt studios.

See; http://www.beetlefelt.co.uk/

It’s all go…..