Oh So Sample! blanket 11 – 15

I’m finding it really easy to make squares for this blanket. During the day I’m doing really physical work re-designing my front garden so in the evenings, after a much needed shower and hair wash, I’m happy to slump on the sofa with the dogs, watch something easy going on TV and make a up…

The Adventures of Katie’s Blanket

In between the deadline stress, fashion show, my Oh So Sample! blanket, learning to use my knit machine and of course cooking, shopping, housework and general family life, I have been quietly working away on the popcorn rounds for Katie’s Blanket. I’ve worked my way through the Chelsea Flower Show…. … the whole of series…

Oh So Sample! Blanket 1 – 10

I really enjoy having a project that I can pick up and put down easily. My Oh So Sample! blanket is one of those projects. I also wanted to work with a different (for me) colour palette, I’m very much a ‘pastels’ or ‘brights’ kind of girl so I went to Busy Fingers one day…

Summer Show 2015

The very last week of term each year sees the Plymouth College of Art Summer Show where each department showcases it’s best work and the whole whole college is open to the public. Here are some quick iPhone pics of some of my favourite bits. I didn’t take down any details so my apologies to…

Warm Up Act

As I’ve mentioned in a previous post the second years sent collections down the catwalk in the groups that we were allocated at the start of the January term. Our collections came on first and acted as the warm up act to the third years’ graduate collections. In no particular order here are some of…

Access All Areas

For the second year running my job at the Graduate Fashion Show was a dresser. I’m sure you’ve all watched lots of fashion shows and marveled at the composure of the models but it’s the complete opposite backstage. Think of it like a duck floating across a pond with it’s legs frantically paddling underwater. Backstage…