Cakes, bakes and soggy bottoms
The last week has been a busy one - there are a lot of March birthdays in my (extended) family. Summer lovin’ my husband always says! As the baker of the household I've been doing rather a lot of cooking, of all kinds, this week.
How not to go mad when you work on your own!
I’ve worked solo for about 4 years now - I have a lovely little studio/shed/workshop in my rather messy and overgrown garden, and I’ve come to love working out there in all weathers. But, I have found a few ways to stop myself going completely bonkers!
What NOT to ask a handmade jeweller
Let me tell you, there are many questions I get asked, and I love to answer most of them! But there are some that make me want to hake my head as they come out of the questioners mouth… here are the top 5.
The making of a new idea - 'love' necklace
I've set myself a task. Apart form blogging every week (so far so good) I'm also coming up with a new idea every week.
about the author
After almost 20 years as a designer in children's publishing a short silversmithing course in 2006 prompted a change of direction.
The following year I enrolled on a part-time jewellery course, and found a local studio where I could make and sell my work.
In 2009, together with five other crafts people we found a shop space to rent on our busy local high street, the gloucester road, called Fig. We are open tuesday - saturday, 9.30am - 5pm (except August).