Bovey Tracey – The Contemporary Craft Festival 2018

Last year’s Contemporary Craft Festival had been so awesome that I just had to return again this year.

The Contemporary Craft Festival 2018
The Contemporary Craft Festival 2018

I’d arrived early before the gates had even opened. The sun was shining and my festival ticket was in my hand. The queues were already starting to form and I was anticipating the chatting and shopping ahead of me.

At 10am, we were all allowed in. My perfect day at Bovey Tracey was about to begin. I’d been very organised this year; made a note of the stalls I wanted to visit, devised a list of potential purchases, filled my purse with pennies and I was ready to go.  Continue reading “Bovey Tracey – The Contemporary Craft Festival 2018”

Working with Wool – Green Dragon Eco Farm

On Bank Holiday Monday, I was invited along with my fellow Feltmakers, to a wonderful day celebrating wool and wool crafts at Green Dragon Eco Farm.

The venue had a huge hall filled to bursting with lots of spinning wheels, wet felting, a table loom and lots of beautiful wool art pieces (many of the artists will be participating soon in Bucks Arts Week).
As part of the Feltmakers ‘team’, I was kept busy, setting up our stand and teaching wet felting ‘make-n-takes’, however, it wasn’t long before I was distracted and started chatting to the other exhibitors – easily done! Continue reading “Working with Wool – Green Dragon Eco Farm”