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Free June Calendar – designed by Victoria Snape

Summer is here and so is your free June calendar, designed by one of our favourite illustrators and calligraphers Victoria Snape, who makes the prettiest of paper goods. Thanks to Victoria, your computer screen can look as lovely as an English country garden for the whole of June!

Sheena Spacey, folk art, folk artist,

The folk art of Sheena Spacey

Artist Sheena Spacey’s folk art ceramics and paintings are an antidote to the high-speed world we inhabit. They’re innocent, simple and reassuring. Sheena tells us more about her folk art and inspirations.

Top UK Dressmaking Blogs

10 of the Best Dressmaking Blogs Sewing fever is taking over as tonight is the launch of the fourth series of The Great British…

Donna Wilson Book Giveaway

Win a copy of Donna Wilson’s new book, 35 Knitted Animals and Other Creatures, and learn how to knit your own menagerie of curious but cute creatures.

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Sheena Spacey, folk art, folk artist,

The folk art of Sheena Spacey

Artist Sheena Spacey’s folk art ceramics and paintings are an antidote to the high-speed world we inhabit. They’re innocent, simple and reassuring. Sheena tells us more about her folk art and inspirations.

silverhares, diane lee, handmade jewellery, jewellery, british jeweller

Meet British jeweller Diane Lee from SilverHares

British jeweller Diane Lee from SilverHares started making jewellery as an antidote to her job as a designer of mass-produced garden planters. The jewellery she now creates could hardly be further away from the factory line – it is detailed, intricate and considered.