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Black and White Jewellery

Black and White Jewellery

I took part in a Facebook challenge to make a black and white cane and to make something with it. I’ve been looking at some repeated patterns made with carved block printing recently so took inspiration from them for the cane. I made a sketch of a pattern and then worked out what the most basic component would be and drew that out. The heart motif was central and I considered making the middle of the heart the line of symmetry in my cane...

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Classy Kaleidoscopes – workshop in Czech Republic July 2017

Classy Kaleidoscopes – workshop in Czech Republic July 2017

I’ve just got back from a fabulous time teaching at Polycreativa in Rome and I am busy organising for the Polymania workshop in Bristol 10-12th March but in between all that I wanted to share my latest jewellery creations. These are class samples for my ‘Classy Kaleidoscopes’ 3 hour workshop that will take place as part of Polymer Week 2017 in the Czech Republic on the 2-8th July. Polymer Week 2017  will have 30...

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New Faux Marquetry Brooches

New Faux Marquetry Brooches

I’ve been really busy this year with lots of exciting things.  I will write a post soon to let you know more about what I have been up to but first I would like to show you my latest polymer creations…. These are Faux Marquetry Brooches made from polymer of course. I will be teaching how to make these at the 3 day polymer clay workshop Polycreativa in Rome next spring. I taught at the same event earlier this year and had a fantastic...

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New Christmas Decoration and Christmas Sale Dates

New Christmas Decoration and Christmas Sale Dates

  I will be at the Totterdown Frontroom Arts Trail this weekend from 11am-6pm on Saturday and Sunday at 13 Hawthorne Street, Totterdown, Bristol with this years Christmas Decoration – Winter Trees Snow Globe.       Next weekend I will be at the American Museum in Britain in Bath for their lovely Christmas Craft Fair. Open Saturday and Sunday 12 til 4.30pm  ...

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Coiled Kaleidoscope Cane Bangle

Coiled Kaleidoscope Cane Bangle

A square cross section bangle made from Kato Polyclay. The coiled design allows it to open a little to get your hand through so it can be quite chunky but still sit close to your wrist. Decorated with a kaleidoscope cane. And it’s not blue! Don’t worry I will come back to blue soon enough . I will be teaching this as a workshop in Rome next spring. More details will follow… I am also working on the plans for Polymania 2016...

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Jewellery Maker TV demonstration

Jewellery Maker TV demonstration

I was invited to take part in the launch show on Jewellery Maker TV for Kato Polyclay. I did two cane work demostrations as part of the four hour live TV broadcast alongside the lovely Debbie Bulford. It was great fun to take part in the show. It’s a four hour long show – I do two demos one that starts at about 50 minutes in and the second about 2 hours 38 mins. There is also a polymer clay demonstration by Debbie in between. You...

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