Christmas Art Market at the Ropewalk!

Posted by Elaine B on Friday Oct 31, 2014 Under Christmas, Gift, Open Studios, Pampootie

Roll up, roll up, get your Pampootie Christmas gifts at this year’s Art Market! Pop along and say Hello to me and over 40 other makers and artists selling beautiful things at the Ropewalk. See you there!

Ropewalk Christmas Art Market 2014

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Cyanotype doodles – musings in blue

Posted by Elaine B on Wednesday Oct 15, 2014 Under Cyanotype, Flower, Pampootie, Workshop

I recently went to a workshop by Hannah Lamb, member of the famous 62 Group of master embroiderers and generally fabulous textile peeps. We played with cyanotype, an early form of photographic exposure, which works just as well on textiles as it does on paper. The images are always blue, and I love their slightly haunting and beautiful simplicity and elegance. Here are my first-time adventures in cyanotype…

Cyanotype workshop

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