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Bumblebee Notebooks

Bumblebee Notebooks

There is something so pleasing about making items in a batch.  You get into a rhythm with each stage of the project, and it can be very mindful repeating a process.  I changed my job recently, and I wanted to make my ex-colleagues a gift.  I decided upon customising a kraft notebook with a bumblebee linocut for everyone.  I made... View more
Making a Lampshade with Children

Making a Lampshade with Children

Making a lampshade with children is easy if you use a kit from a company such as Dannells.  In a kit, you get everything you need - the PVC, rings, tape, and a tool to tuck in the fabric.  My two lovely helpers are going to show you how to make a lampshade today!  We are using fabric which they... View more
Printing Linocuts onto Fabric

Printing Linocuts onto Fabric

For Halloween this year, I tried out a new technique - using a linocut to print directly onto fabric.  It has been a fun way of spending time with my daughter!  Last week, I shared how we worked together to adapt a cheap top and made it into a cloak.  This week, we will look at how we printed a... View more