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Thinking about Christmas …?

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I know – it’s unthinkable to be discussing Christmas in July. These sun has only just come out for heaven sake! Although if you are a knitter like me you’re probably half thinking about it by planning presents. If not, … Continue reading

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Inspirations in Colour – Kaffe Fassett

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I took mum to a fascinating lecture last night at Huddersfield University, which was being held by Huddersfield Textile Society. It hadn’t been publicised that well, but that was just as well because the hall was packed out with women … Continue reading

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Crafty social enterprises in Cambodia

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I had an amazing trip to Cambodia in November where I was lucky enough to find these fabulous organisations, all using traditional crafts as a means of providing training and employment for people trapped by poverty, a legacy of the … Continue reading

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Tour de France and Felt!

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I was lucky enough to make it to Holme Village today to see the Tour de France on its Grand Depart around Yorkshire. There was a lot of standing around whilst we waited for the cyclists to arrive, which was … Continue reading

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Taking time out for the Vasconcelos exhibition

I was lucky enough to find myself with free time in Manchester this afternoon and popped in the Art Gallery to see the Joana Vasconcelos┬áTime Machine exhibition. For lovers of textile artwork this exhibition is a must see. Vasconcelos’s art … Continue reading

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A weekend of walking, wool and sheep

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Walking and wool in the same day, without Scienceboy complaining… it must be my birthday! Had a great day up at Sedbergh walking the Howgill Fells in the sunshine and seeing the impressive Cautley Spout waterfall. The path at the … Continue reading

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