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Fishink at the Little Northern Contemporary Craft Fair 2014

December 8, 2014

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Happy Monday everyone and I hope you had a great weekend as the wintery weather creeps ever upon us ! Do you have snow ? I’m relieved it hasn’t come yet, I’m not quite ready for dog walking with snow boots on ! lol

I spent yesterday in the company of 45 designer makers at the Little Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, you can see a list of the exhibitors here. As usual there were some beautiful stands and new faces and work too. One that I was excited to meet was that of fellow blogger and genuinely warm, lovely artist Claire Leggett. Here is Claire with her colourful floral work.

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Her calendars and hand painted notebooks were lighting up her stand.

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This was my own stand and also work by screen printing illustrator (and fellow Lurcher owner) Ruth Green.

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We had quite a busy day with hot mulled wine and a christ-massey vibe. Thanks to Lindsey Tyson and Ima Pico for their company as my next door neighbours for the day too.

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Some wonderful found, foraged and reconstructed delicacies from sculpture artist Jane Bevan.

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Fun and quirky artwork by the talented Chloe Rafferty at Days in Design. Loved her wee Christmas trees !

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Exhibiting friends Louise Jannetta and Sarah Malone.

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More colourful and delightful 3-d illustrative work from Liz Cooksey.

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And finally a catch up with Beverley Holmes-Wright and her company Stitching For The Soul.

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A busy day and now I need my monday to recover lol. Thank you to Ann-Marie and Angela for organising so well and to all the other folk I didn’t get to mention. Do check out their work here. If you would like to purchase any work from myself there’s still time for christmas postings and it’s available here Fishink. A happy start to your week everyone.

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. Claire permalink
    December 8, 2014 10:29 am

    That was quick work – I’m still sitting in bed!! Lovely to meet you too – thank you for the kind words yesterday and on your blog 🙂 I’m not looking at that photo of me though… Xxx

    • December 8, 2014 12:45 pm

      I was up with the larks, although heavens knows why !! I feel my day is going to be a busy one but I’ve peaked too soon !lol : ) I also enjoyed our chat yesterday too.. keep in touch C x

  2. December 12, 2014 9:34 pm

    As always, thanks for sharing all the artful creations you are surrounded by. I would have loved to have attended this show. Loved the little Stitching for the Soul bird. And your bright and textured bird front and center is the bomb! (awesome). I guess I have a thing for birds–must be that obsession with flying. 🙂

    • December 13, 2014 5:46 am

      Thanks Joy it was a great event as talented peeps go and always a privilege to have the chance to chat to these illustrators and makers and see what makes them tick. Perhaps one day you’ll make it over but in the meantime, the pics are there for you to see too : )

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