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This past week I have been back to painting with a vengeance…

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…enjoying the cherry blossom before it got dashed to the ground in a hailstorm (what’s with the weather?)…

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…doing a little gadding (love that word – “ present participle of gad . Verb: Go around from one place to another, in the pursuit of pleasure or entertainment”) although usually it means to have no purpose to your pursuit and I very much did! I gadded to the vintage and handmade fair in Chipping Sodbury…

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…and left with a few well-chosen items for future design reference – some vintage lace samples, some lustre threads in gorgeous colours and some lovely old keys to draw…

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…we made the most of the sunshine on Sunday to walk nearly all the way from home into Birmingham city centre along the canal side…mosaicf64627b54b86085bd7cad08f513d6011d8b23db3

…we’re enjoying our constant supply of five types of salad leaves from the veg patch this year…

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…and cutting loose and trying something new inspired by reading this book lately.
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Hope you have enjoyed your bank holiday weekend too 🙂

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Spent a lovely (and last workshop day before Xmas 🥳) making #textileart and #drawingwiththread ➰🧵➰ @mac_birmingham From painting to collage to appliqué and stitches- fun, fun, fun 😝#illustratedstitch #applique #handstitched #textiles #workshop #stitchersofinstagram #stitchery #textilepictures
This Sunday 📆 @paperdollshandmade market 🛒 the @mothershipprojects #MARKit ladies will be selling their #hand printed and #hand sewn products for the first time 🥳 🎉 👏🏻 Please show them your 💙love💜 and be quick to snap up the cutest tea-towels ☁️ (swipe to see just some of the stock) 🏢Custard Factory, Digbeth #refugees #handmadesocialenterprise #everyonewelcome #refugeeswelcome #printedtextiles #socialenterprise #screenprinted #supportlocalartists #womenempoweringwomen #birminghamcity
Yesterday I taught Teacup Totes Embroidery @winterbournehg 🧵 ➿Here’s my sampler for class (finished in front of Strictly last night) #embroidery #embroideryflowers #embroideryart #broderie #stitchersofinstagram #stitch #slowstitching #frenchknots #daisystitch #stemstitch #teacups #stitchlovers #sewingfun #mindfulstitching #drawingwiththread
Ending my part of the #MARKit project @mothershipprojects today with a grateful heart 💖 Grateful for the chance to have shared my creativity and knowledge to welcome, build friendships and empower these awesome women 🙌🏻 #welcomerefugees #empowerwomen #refugeeswelcome #walkamileinmyshoes #motherswhomake #whorunstheworldgirls #craftforchange #womeninbusiness #artchangeseverything #makeadifference #fromstrengthtostrength #socialenterprise #sharelife

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