Monday, 22 March 2010

creative recycling

I visited the inspirational shop creative recycling on Beech Road Chorlton this weekend.The gallery was set up by Glennis Andrews and Fiona Norton showing a wide range of ethical and sustainable artwork. They also run a variety of wokshops in the 'shed' at the back of the gallery. when I saw this old rusty car it reminded me of the amazing things that can be produced with a bit of imagination. The artwork on display in the gallery and in the outside area is a testament to the ongoing hard work that Glenis and Fiona put in to help inspire others to recycle and live in a sustainable way.To find out more and courses available go to

Friday, 19 March 2010

Liz Scrine ceramics

I have just got back from visiting Liz at From space where she is in the process of making this wonderful Mexican gothic type large candle stick.Earlier this year we helped indecorating the chimney for the wood burning stove in from space where liz works. Have a look at her web site to see the other work that she does my favorite is the passage light.The web address is

Monday, 1 March 2010

contempporary textile fair 2010

I will be taking part in the contemporary textile fair 13th-14th March at the landmark arts centre. It showcases more than 70 designer makers exhibiting and selling a wide range of textiles. Come along to meet and buy some of the finest textile artists in the uk.