Wednesday, 27 April 2011
Saturday, 10 April 2010
Well at least the weather has changed and it's feeling far more spring like and we have been busy changing our display at Create to celebrate the new season!. Carol has been very busy with the knitting needles to create these extra cute ducks with various spring bonnets. We have got all the spring / summer yarns in which are fantastically bright. There are so many new shades that have arrived as well as some new lines from Sirdar, Sublime, Adriafil to name a few!! We have also just received some toy wool in small balls and very bright colours as we have got quite caught up with knitting some weird and wonderful items - will tell you more about Lyndy's shrimp in another blog!! We have also been painting up some pottery in jazzy colours to match the wool! This blackboard was painted by Emily S.
With the Easter holidays on at the moment it has been pretty busy here at Create. We luckily have got a lot of our existing staff back for the holidays from university (Nick, Rosie, Rose, Charlotte L, Emily R and Ellie). Miranda has managed to slot them all in so they at least have had day or so each working. From what I can gather they have had very busy social lives and now need to earn a bit of money. Anyway its been great having them around and catching up on the news.
Anyway better get that kiln on and firing those beautiful creations from this week!
Tuesday, 2 February 2010
Thursday, 19 November 2009
Wednesday, 18 November 2009
Well think we are pretty well set up for the show. It was soooooo LESS stressful than I imagined. It was easy to park, we got a trolley and we even got help bringing the stuff in.
Tuesday, 17 November 2009
Monday, 16 November 2009
Sherry and I made a trip to Bradford and arrived to see piles of our Ba T'at yarn all hanked up! Bless the team at Bradford!! Doesn't it look fab. All that was left for us to do was a bit of twiddling. See below for the famous twiddling stick (new to us too but it worked!) and Sherry demonstrating the twiddling method!
We just have a lot of labelling to do tomorrow - well when we get the labels back from the printers. Looks like its going to be a long day.
Can't believe we only have a couple of days left to get things organised.
Oh just thought of the other things we have to pull together tomorrow. We have quite a few knitting patterns that we have designed between us for one hank projects. Anne Makepeace has also put together a pattern for some great fingerless gloves. Anyway we have to get those all properly sorted out and printed to give out with our yarn at the show. And then we have a long list of all our workshops at Create for the rest of the year and all of 2010 to print so we can give those out as well ........... the list just goes on. Think I may just open the wine!