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100/100: 100 Days of Making

My heart is bursting!!!

Session 3 of Makers Escape Montville is underway! We have 31 fabulous ladies who have been sewing, painting, wood block printing, embroidering, making lampshades, pouring resin, weaving macrame cord and coiling baskets.

Such a beautiful warm friendly group of people who have trusted us to create a week-end escape for them where […]

97/100: 100 Days of Making

Drying time!!

Well, the studio looks like a bit of the proverbial “Chinese laundry”! We have been screen printing pieces of leftover denim to make pockets for the aprons for our helpers for Makers Escape. The pockets are now drying before I bundle everything up and drop it off to my wonderful mum who is […]

92/100: 100 Days of Making

Ready to screen print!!

I am ready to start screen printing merchandise for Makers Escape Montville! Silk screen, squeegee and print paste are at the ready. I’d love to show you what I’ll be printing, but that would spoil the surprise for the attendees!!

63/100: 100 Days of Making

Recycled Denim Apron!

I’ve just spent a wonderful afternoon with Jane Milburn @textilebeat prototyping a denim apron for a workshop at Makers Escape Montville, our creative workshop retreat being held in May. Jane will be running this great workshop, leading people step-by-step through several options for turning old jeans into a new usable product. A […]