Sunday, 29 July 2012

Home & Gift Revisited Part II

As promised here are the images of the other people who exhibited their work at the fair.  Apologies for the quality of the photographs....

Robyn Taylor's beautiful framed illustrations and cards...

Emma Wright's range of special baby gifts.......

My work.... 

Claire A Baker's diverse range of accessories, pictures and homeware.

Kelli Elizabeth Maughan's embroidered jewellery

and last but not least Julie Patterson's gorgeous lighting

and that completes part II, hope you enjoyed having a look at our stand.......  Jaynex

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Home & Gift Revisited.......

As promised, details of the fair part II.  Pictures of all the lovely work that was displayed on our College stand.  We arrived on Saturday to set up our little individual areas.  We had all had to attend College previously to mock-up our displays so we all new what we were doing.  We had two separate areas so the first showcased Cheryll Kung's gorgeous work.........

pictures, cards, cushions

detail of printed cushion

Therese Johnson's naturally dyed, hand knitted necklaces, some found pieces and her gorgeous printed textiles, all natural fibres........

all bespoke pieces
hand printed silk with naturally dyed crochet trim

Gill Kirk's work, devore scarves and screen printed cushions.....

beautiful colour combinations

linen cushion with flocked spoons

more gorgeous spoons in a lovely colour combination

details of the other stand coming soon....  I might be a tad biased but I think all of the work is so beautiful.
Hope the sun is shining where you are Jayne x

Saturday, 21 July 2012

The wanderers' return ......

Home & Gift 2012

A very enjoyable but tiring week spent with friends in Harrogate attending the fair.  Three of us stayed in a bijou cottage in Pateley Bridge.  Lots of over indulgence on the pie front (steak and kidney, steak and ale and chicken, leek and ham) not to mention the wine consumption, late nights, long days and early starts!

 I leave you with a couple of  pictures of our College stand and promise to return with all the details when I have recovered!  I aint as young as I used to be......

Emma, Jayne and Claire

lots of lovely work by Cheryll Kung

More images of work to follow....... (apologies for quality, very difficult lighting!)  Hope the sun is shining where you are!  Jayne x

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Bags, Tags and a trip to the Post Office

Just a quick post to tell you about my week so far.  My first ever internet order via my blog (thank you L) and the Harrogate Home & Gift Fair drawing near, made my thoughts turn to packaging.  As my work is all hand-made, I do like the idea of producing hand rendered tags and gift bags to compliment my accessories.

brown paper printed tags and hand painted doillies

indian block printed and stamped

I was happy with the outcome of the tags so as I had some lovely quality brown paper carrier bags I decorated one of them with my doilleys and made a matching tag.

 my first ever blog order- dip dyed and printed linen corsages x 2

a matching item

I made several different combinations, folded, centred, torn etc and decided on the design below.

the whole kit and caboodle!

and so - the corsages were tissued, labelled and tagged, placed in the carrier, jiffy bagged, addressed and taken to the Post Office.  They are winging their way to my lovely bloggy friend - hope she likes them!!

Have a lovely week, the sun is struggling to shine, let's hope the rain stays away.

Jayne x