Tuesday, 29 March 2011
Thursday, 17 March 2011
The workshop venues are all within a few minutes walk of each other, so no need for cars and always the possibility of meeting fellow stitchers en route to the next 'Jolly', or on the way back clutching evidence of new techniques learnt or artworks in progress.
Other tutors offered fabulous painting techniques, Rag Rug making , all sorts of Hand Stitching, stumpwork, doll making, jewelry making and so much more!
Our Guest House was so pretty and we spent hours over the most delicious breakfast. Snacks were taken at the cafe in the Harbour Gallery, which became the 'hub' of our comings and goings.A lovely place to meet and talk with new friends.
The whole week was wrapped in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Those that know me won't be surprised to hear that I managed to find some lovely old churches to lurk around.
The Fisherman's Chapel at St Brelade was a real treat. The inside covered with some of the best wall paintings I have seen anywhere.
Outside, there is a pretty 'Sanctuary Path' which leads down to the beach.
I was delighted , when talking to the vicar to be told that churches don't have to be locked on Jersey. Isn't that wonderful!
We even had time to explore a little. . . . amongst other places we enjoyed visiting the biggest and best Charity Shop I've ever seen, at St. Ouen's village and a picnic on the beautiful beach at Plemont.
Friday, 4 March 2011
I'm so pleased to be able to tell you that I've been asked to teach at Westhope College in Shropshire.
I shall be doing a two day class on 3rd and 4th September on making a 'Book in a Box' and then on 22nd and 23rd October I'll be doing the Hidden Treasures Book class .
Now, I'm just going to pack my suitcase and try to force all I need into the car, ready for my trip to the Jersey Textile Showcase. I'm excited! See you soon. x