A Day in the Life of The Crafty Lass – The Photoshoot!

I’ve said it before and I will say it again – Mark Lord is a photographic genius! I first met Mark when we asked him to do the photography for our wedding nearly three years ago – we were immediately struck and taken by his very natural, fun and unobtrusive style of photography. He has

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The Crafty Lass does… Learning to Crochet!

Driving through the rolling green hills of the British countryside, beautiful unspoilt views, an exciting morning of crafting ahead – no matter the worries on your mind – you can’t help but allow a sudden and overwhelming sense of calm. This, is how I felt last Saturday. I was driving up to TOFT in Dunchurch, Warwickshire –

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The Crafty Lass does… Needle Felting workshops!

A very happy and crafty Easter to you! The last couple of weeks have been full of Easter crafts for The Crafty Lass – especially at the John Lewis and Waitrose head offices with their Craft Club – where I spent a couple of evenings running Introduction to Needle Felting workshops – making some decorative

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John Lewis and Waitrose Head Office – Fabric Wreath Workshops!

Last Wednesday and Thursday evening I had the pleasure of holding craft workshops with the John Lewis Partnership Craft Club to make some lovely festive fabric Christmas wreaths! Starting on Wednesday at the Waitrose Head Office in Bracknell, where 19 of us were not only making our fabric wreaths – we were singing along to

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Christmas Wreath Workshops!

What a festive, and almost magical weekend of Christmas fabric wreaths making! Saturday truly started the Christmas season for me – holding craft workshops at the brilliant Claydon Christmas Tree Farm. Until earlier this year, I hadn’t ever heard of this place – despite living in the local area for a few years now! However,

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Kirstie Allsopp’s The Handmade Fair

Wow, what an epic day of craftyness, shopping, making, thinking, doing and inspiration! So, to review the fair – I have my cup of Yorkshire tea in my lovely Emma Bridgewater mug (of course! See later in the post…) and to make sure I don’t miss anything, I am going to try and go through this in

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The Crafty Lass does… Christmas Fabric Wreath Workshop!

Saturday 28th November – 11am-1pm Fabric Christmas Wreath Workshop Make a lovely fabric Christmas wreath set amongst the beautiful Claydon Christmas Tree Farm You can meet the (real!) reindeers too! A craft you can treasure for years to come… bookings being taken now! £20.00 per person – includes all materials, a cup of (Yorkshire!) tea

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The Crafty Lass does… Christmas Craft ‘drop-in’ sessions!

I know it’s abit early to be talking Christmas – but I am excited to announce that The Crafty Lass will be running Christmas Craft ‘drop-in’ sessions at the wonderful Claydon Christmas Tree Farm this year. You can come and meet the (real!) reindeers, have a look at their huge array of trees, decorations, lovely

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The Crafty Lass does… Children’s ‘Owl’ Decoupage Workshop!

Today was great – in fact it was a ‘hoot’! (Haha! – hoot, get it?) We had lots of lovely brightly coloured paper, feathers, little shiny gems, googly eyes, plenty of pva glue – and some cute owl photo frames to decorate. Held at Elaine Marston’s Studio at Turweston, Brackley – across a two hour workshop

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Date for your diaries…!

I am excited to announce that The Crafty Lass will be holding a workshop in the Hobbycraft at Milton Keynes store – come and have a go at ‘decoupage’ letters! Saturday 26th September 2015 – and it will be running as a ‘drop in’ session between 11am and 3pm. Simply choose and buy your letter

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Brackley SEWcial – Fabric Flowers Corsage Workshop!

The Crafty Lass wants to get Brackley SEWcial! Do you love craft? Do you enjoy (or want to try!) sewing? Fancy meeting local people, or a night with friends? Want to handmake a new accessory? I am holding a ‘Fabric Flower Corsage Workshop’! The Green Room, Brackley – Thursday 20th August 6.30-8.30pm. Tickets are limited

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The Crafty Lass does… Fabric Flower Corsage Workshop Part II!

Tuesday 21st July was the second lovely creative workshop at the John Lewis Partnership – Waitrose Craft Club. Everyone decided to go for the ‘spiky’ look with the ‘dandelion’ shape… but with lots of different fabric colour choices, ribbons, buttons and trimmings everyone’s turned out all very different and of course all very lovely! One of

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