New email address for us, so please when contacting us via electronic mail please use this address, you can of course use the twitter or facebook page even even the dog and bone.
Oh the new address, it's
Well, we are going with 'Fayre', over 'Fair' for the Craft fayre we will be hosting 6th April 2013, at the Trinity Centre, Meole Village, Shrewsbury on the Church Rd.
10 - 4pm
We are planning a fayre we would be happy to attend, so there'll be extras, like live music, refreshments, a raffle, FREE goodie bags etc.
At the moment it's working title is 'Spring Handmade Fayre', any better suggestions, feel free to tell us.
Just writing up the application forms, terms etc, and we have a pinterest page with ideas too, go on, have a wee nosey. My pinterest username is Shutterbugjam, follow me.
Anywho, early stages, so we'll keep you informed.
We are very happy to have been asked to give a talk to the Church Stretton Marmaladies WI, next year.(Thurs 9th May 2013)
Now don't get it twisted, these WI'ers are not all Jam and Jerusalem, they will be learning to pole dance, and other fun activities at their meetings.
We'll be talking about our practice with the group as well as the history of the Arts and Craft movement.
Got a wee meeting to discuss plans for Hey Doll for 2013, we'll of course keep you informed.
Till next time felters, drawers and sewers x
Hey there Art and & Craft fans,
This edition of Doll Blog is about the Dolls getting their pricing guns out and flogging our wares around Shropshire.
Of course you can buy directly from our websites, (see below) by using paypal and/or contacting us via email or phone.
Now you can buy painting made by Dulcie's fair hand at the new Antique and Vintage shop, on Mardol, town centre Shrewsbury. Jamila has framed photographic prints, illustrative and photographic print greeting and postcards and some cute keyrings at Shropshire Visual Art Network, Gallery, Market Hall, Claremont St, Shrewsbury, Twitter @ShropshireVAN. You will soon get you mitts on Jenni's Barmy Army of Needle felt sheep from Rowleys House, Barker St, Shrewsbury SY1 1QH.
Jamila has heard the hype nd finally, finally responded to that hype and joined Twitter - @Jamila_Artist
Thanks for reading, take care and remember to wear a thimble. x
Hello Craft Fans,
See below for our New Poster for Xmas Wreath and Card Workshop. We have already started prepping for this and hope to see you there. Taking bookings now!!
English Bridge studios is a great space, lots of light and Dulcie is gonna make mince pies too. So nibbles and Craft, winning combination.
Collage above made with images from our last Hen Party.
As Jamila was making thisThis pinged into our inbox today, feedback from our last session;
"I just wanted to say thanks again for the fun pom-pom creatures craft party on Saturday. Everyone had loads of fun… even people who were there who I wouldn't had thought would be into it that much!"
Smiley Dolls. x
We have 3 exciting winter workshops you should know about.. get your diaries out..
2 on the 24th November at the Trinity Centre, Meole brace, Shrewsbury.
10am-12pm Christmassy Critters making lots of fun super adorable creatures to adorn your tree or mantel for many years to come. This includes a introduction to needle felting.
The second on the 24th November 2012 is Vintage inspired jewellery workshop 1pm - 2pm Making cute vintage inspired bejewelled collars, earrings and brooches perfect to give as handmade Christmas gifts.
The third is on the 8th December at the English Bridge Studios, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury. 10am until 12pm This workshop will be making fabulous fabric wreaths and Christmas cards.
Places are limited due to space and the details of how to book are on our "workshops" page - Looking forward to seeing you there!
Had a paper mache day!
Trying to make traditional Venetian carnival masks. I'm being very dedicated and trying it out using traditional techniques – no newspaper on a balloon here. Have made a plaster of paris mould and using carta lana paper (50% paper and 50% wool) and a paste to make my mask. I've cut it's eyes out (don't I feel mean) and given it a gesso undercoat. Looking ok so far...
Now just waiting for it to dry so I can get on with the fun part of painting it!
I'll post some photos up when it's done! ....It's looking at me!
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