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A Fête or effete?

Crafting things takes time but not nearly as long as it takes to organise crafters. The Innocent Fete is with us and we were…

Interesting

We were at Interesting2007 today, the day were were hoping to launch a beta beta or rough, rough or half-baked or whatever version of…

A Balloon

Rob got carried away [.. sorry!] with Jed’s Transitional Objects, or the intelligent balloons, @Reboot. Jeff’s work was inspired by Bruce Sterling, who was…

Rebooted

A little late in the day now, but I thought it’s worth mentioning James and I are at Reboot 9.0 in Copenhagen. If you’d…

In a name…

One or two people have asked about where the name Folksy originated. I really don’t know. There were a few other names knocking around…

“Good with your hands”

Russell kind of caught us on the hop today. He mentioned Folksy and also said some terribly nice things about me. All correct of…

Meet our Makers

Granary Glass, fused glass, kiln formed glass, fused glass, fused glass art, fused glass artist, Sally Banks,

Meet the Maker – Fused Glass artist Sally Banks from Granary Glass

As a child, fused glass artist Sally Banks from Granary Glass was spellbound by the colours cast on the floor as sunlight streamed through stained glass windows. Years later, she is still just as captivated by the quality and luminescence of glass. Ceramicist Kath Cooper interviews Sally to learn more about her craft, her inspirations and her fused glass techniques…