Jim and I visited The Barge yesterday...the heart of the Crop Circle Community .....Jim has a cheesy grin as he is as pleased as punch to see his Dad's legacy continue......you may remember the post about Dave Chorley(Jim's Dad) who, along with Doug Bower were the first to make crop circles .......here is the link to my post
Here is a video of the amazing ceiling at The Barge (I didn't take this just found it on You Tube)
She's so pretty but she was seized solid .I had tried and tried to get her to work but sadly she was a stiff as a board and no amount of coaxing would get her to move ....until...I found Muv.........
With Margaret's expert help this little beauty is now whirring away happily and sewing like a dream ....thanks Margaret..........x
Jim had his interview for a Master's Degree in Songwriting today ...AND HE GOT A PLACE .....YAY......This incredible place is where he will be studying......it's glorious ....Corsham Court...and the gardens are so lovely with peacocks and historic magical little buildings such as an old bath house ....
The first butterfly of the year that we have seen........
Jim lounging in the Bath House ...........
The town of Corsham
Well done Jim we are all as proud as can be for you ......................xx
Here is the work done by 120 yr 1 children yesterday and today. They made the backgrounds of the postcards yesterday and today they decorated them and a great job they did too ( 5 going on 6 yr olds )........I also had every single one of them operate the foot pedal of my electric sewing machine yesterday and they each 'sewed ' a side of their postcards ........Brilliant fun !!
I am a qualified Textile Teacher but now I am lucky enough to follow my dream being a full time Textile Artist and I love every minute I spend creating in my studio at The West Wing. I am passionate about textiles and am privileged to share my skills with others.
I run workshops for schools, colleges and groups.
I work 1 to 1 with individuals who might want help with basic sewing or more advanced techniques.
Commissions are always welcome please get in touch with me to discuss your requirements. No textile job is too small .....:)
I sell my work through Etsy and you can find me on Facebook at Artymess Textile Art ...come and say hello.
Thanks for taking the time to have a glimpse at my world.
Come and visit my other blog ArtyMaker..I have been lucky enough, along with 8 other Textile artists to take part in The Enliven Project....a project organised by Eastleigh Borough Council....which means that we are working as artists in residence in local Charity shops ...we will create an outfit out of goodies we find in our allocated shop which will be put on display for a month. The outfit will then be featured in the Eastleigh music Festival weekend in July
Here is the facebook page ..with lots of pics .....