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The Handmade Fair at Hampton Court Palace

On Friday, my sister and I headed to The Handmade Fair at the beautiful Hampton Court Palace. Running over three days, we were excited to attend the opening day of this inaugural craft event! 1,082 more words


An amazing day out at the Handmade Fair

Hello again!

Since I’m finishing off a number of different projects and have a very busy week coming up, I thought I’d share with you what a fantastic time I had at the Handmade Fair yesterday- it was set up by Kirstie Allsopp at Hampton Court Palace. 534 more words

Kirstie Allsopp's Handmade Fair: Day 2 round up

Hooray Hooray another day at Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair!  I’m so so glad that I opted for two days at this craft fest.  Today I took along my mum as a birthday present and having explored yesterday I felt really at home wandering around (honestly – there are so so many shops that it can be quite intimidating – you end up with this internal monologue of ‘maybe I do need to paint my kitchen with chalk paint…or my entire house!’, ‘I’d never considered I could scrapbook every single day!’, ‘oh look what I definitely need is extreme knitting needles as long and thick as my arm!’.   225 more words

Piecing Crochet Together

Creating is important to me.

Prints, bakes, stitches, great conversations.

It doesn’t always have to be blatantly ‘artistic’ but when the process and/or end product has meaning, a purpose or use, I feel time has been well spent. 194 more words


The Handmade Fair-the Make Do and Mend Lowdown!

I blogged a few weeks ago about my excitement at being offered a ticket for Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair.

Well, yesterday was the day, and I skipped out of the house with my ticket and my parking pass clutched in my hand. 805 more words


Kirstie Allsopp's Handmade Fair: Day 1 round up

It was a buzzy atmosphere filling the gardens of Hampton Court Palace on Day 1 of Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair yesterday.  As we arrived an excited crowd (very  285 more words

Exciting News!...The Handmade Fair

My week went a little off course in the most amazing way this week when Boffin drew my attention to an appeal by Kirstie Allsopp via Facebook for volunteers to help with her project… 152 more words