Author Archives: teriberryguest

Mad Hatting

July has been another crazy moth, since the UK government announced almost everyone must wear a face covering in shops as well as on public transport I have had almost no time for felting. When I started making masks for … Continue reading

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What are the best materials for homemade face masks?

Apologies to those who follow my blog and have already seen this post but it has had such a good reception, with many people commenting on how useful they have found it I thought it would be good to share … Continue reading

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Finding Mojo – Creativity in Lockdown

Before we begin….I really hope you and your loved ones are safe and well, but if you are grieving for a loved one who lost their battle with Covid19, I am truly sorry for your loss, I can’t begin to … Continue reading

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Trash-in’ The Ocean

Last year I joined the Wey Valley Workshop, an exhibiting textile group based in west Surrey (UK). The theme for this year’s exhibition will be “re-use, recycle, re-purpose” and titled, “Adapt, Adjust, Amend”. I have long considered myself (and most … Continue reading

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Autumn is my favourite colour

I know I have said this before, but it is worth saying again :). Every year I am left in awe of the beautiful colours that mother nature brings us each October / November. While the British deciduous woodlands make … Continue reading

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Botanical Printing Fun

Autumn has definitely arrived in my little corner of the world, the trees are turning breath-taking shades of red, gold and orange and starting to fall to the ground. This week I met with two friends who I normally meet … Continue reading

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Do Animals Have Emotions?

This may seem like a rather philosophical title for a textile blog but please bear with me, I wanted to share a new direction and body of work with you. These thoughts and ideas have been slowly percolating through the … Continue reading

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Selling Your Art Work

2019 has been an interesting year and we are only in June! A few unexpected / unplanned opportunities presented themselves with surprising results (good and bad), so as Surrey Artists’ Open Studios draws to a close this seems like a … Continue reading

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Introducing Petunia and Friends

I first saw the masks of Gladys Paulus 4 or 5 years ago and was instantly mesmerised, to me, the photo below is iconic of her work, stunning felt, photographed in curious and inspiring ways. When I started to see … Continue reading

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Felting for Embroidery

I have been attending my local Embroiderer’s Guild (Farnborough) for a year or so now, we meet monthly and our group is a slightly unusual in that we focus on teaching each other practical skills rather than inviting speakers. Last … Continue reading

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