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I couldn’t think of anything. So U is for unknown

It was going to be “Um, I can’t think of anything for U” but then Gareth insisted on unknown with a Luttrell weirdo, so here he is. 24 more words



is for tremulous.

I actaully started planning this project shortly after the initial workshop (by planning I mean that I scrawled a few notes on a bit of manky cardboard – but for me that’s an impressive amount of prep) but I was really struggling with T. 64 more words


FAMILY: Jane Austen - a fuller story

This year, it’s 200 years since the death of Jane Austen, one of the country’s most enduringly popular authors,  and there’s a new exhibition in Oxford’s Bodleian Library which takes a fresh look at the life and how the world around her influenced her novels, eye-openingly placing her famous works in the global context in which they were written. 773 more words

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Just got an Email, the Abc scroll has made the shortlist in the Bodleian competition


is for sheep. Especially since my scroll is meant to be for the education of young sheeps.

I used fluffy silk couched down on top of gilded leather. 129 more words



is for repairs.

You may or may not know my long running fascination with the value of textiles in the middle ages- it’s a big part of why I get so interested in applique. 106 more words



is for Quill,

Although that’s not actually a quill, because it’s an appropriately sized pigeon feather I found in the garden – still, that’s a “found object” so it makes me dead trendy in modern art terms, innit? 35 more words