Art in Action is a four day event that showcases the talents of professional artists in marquees dedicated to their chosen genre of work.
My favourite marquees to visit are always ‘Textiles’, ‘Illustration & Calligraphy’, the ‘Market’ where goodies are for sale and this year another favourite of mine was the ‘War Artists’.
Other forms of crafts are demonstrated too, including painting, ceramics, wood, glass, silverware and jewelry.
As usual, I spend the best part of the morning in the Textiles tent.
Here’s a selection of the artists and their work.
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There is something very satisfying about finding a vintage, wooden cotton reel. So when I found six of them and a vintage metal thimble I was a very, very happy chuck!
I used to be reluctant to use the vintage thread because Continue reading “Vintage find !!! Sewing and Vintage are a perfect combination.”
This music box was a real find!
I couldn’t resist this small vintage wooden inlay box – German or Austrian I believe. I’m not sure of it’s age. It was in full working order, and had the most beautiful hand made lid.
|marquetry on the box lid
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