Planning: Filofax (02)

So, it’s been a couple of months since I started using a Filofax organiser as my diary/planner (I am using the ‘Personal’ size). So far, I am really impressed! Here are the things I consider to be an advantage (which almost all stem from this being a loose-leaf system): So, what are the downsides for… Continue reading Planning: Filofax (02)

Small projects (01)

This is a smaller project I recently made for someone’s birthday (she just wanted a handmade card, so I put my applique skills to good use): I will keep adding photos of smaller projects to this blog post so I don’t clutter my blog too much.

Exhibition: British Textile Biennial (4)

I joined the British Textile Biennial ‘Slow stitch and indigo shibori workshop with Justine Aldersey-Williams‘ held at the Pendle Heritage Centre. Justine introduced us to indigo as a dye, which fibres you can dye with natural dyes (showing a video of her impressive swatch book!), and she talked about the impact of chemical dyes and… Continue reading Exhibition: British Textile Biennial (4)

Exhibition: British Textile Biennial (3)

Today I visited two museums to view exhibitions part of the British Textile Biennial 2023. The Soft Acid exhibition is on display at the Helmshore Mills Textile Museum. This exhibition is created by Tenant of Culture (artist Hendrickje Schimmel) and consists of sculptures made from discarded garments and accessories: The exhibition How to be a… Continue reading Exhibition: British Textile Biennial (3)