Autumn Winter 2017 events and fairs

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Sept  23 – 24  –  Yarndale –  Stand 46 at Skipton Auction Mart Sat 10 – 5.30pm, Sun10 -4pm

Nov 5th        –  Art Fair Samlesbury Hall, PR5 0UP –  11-4pm

Nov 17 – 18   – Manchester Cathedral

Nov 19th –    Designer makers market, The Witham, Barnard Castle.

Nov 23 – 26 – Art at the Altar –  St Johns Church, Penistone

Nov 25th – Peace Fair – Victoria Hall, Saltaire

Dec 5th – Etsy Local, Leeds

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Forthcoming Workshops

 

2017

Tues Sept 19th     Shibori  2hr taster (11am-1) at the Craft House, Saltaire

Tues Sept 26th     Garden Papers 2hr taster at the Craft House, Saltaire

Tues Oct 3rd        Intro to felt making, 2hr taster at the Craft House, Saltaire

Sun Oct 8th        Weave a Scarf in a Day at Messengers Cottage, Skipton ***FULLY BOOKED***

Tues Oct 10th      Recycle-Reweave – 2hr taster at the Craft House, Saltaire

Sat Oct 14th         Weave a Scarf in a Day at Stash Fine Yarns, Thornton BD13

Tues Oct 17th      Silk Painting intro – 2hr taster at the Craft House, Saltaire

Sat Nov 11th        Weave a Scarf in a day at the Craft House Saltaire – *****FULLY BOOKED*****

Sun Nov 12th     Weave a Scarf in a Day at Messengers Cottage, Skipton

Fri Nov 24th         Weave a Scarf in a day at Stash Fine Yarns, Thornton BD13

Fri Dec 1st            Weave a Scarf in a day at the Craft House, Saltaire, BD18 3HD

 

 

2018

Sat Jan 13            Weave a Scarf in a Day at Messengers Cottage, Skipton

Sat Feb 3               Weave a Scarf in a Day at Messengers Cottage, Skipton

Sat March 10        Weave a Scarf in a Day at Messengers Cottage, Skipton

Sat  March17        Weave a Scarf in a day at the Craft House Saltaire

Sat March 24th    Weave a Scarf in a day at Just Makers, Ripley Castle Courtyard

Sat April 28         Flowers ‘n’ Felt – The Craft House, Saltaire

Sun Oct 14th        Weave a Scarf in a day at Just Makers, Ripley Castle Courtyard

Sat April 21          Weave a Scarf in a Day at Messengers Cottage, Skipton

Workshops

I am delighted to be teaming up with the lovely April at Saltaire Crafthouse to deliver a series of workshops over the coming months.

The first is ‘Felt ‘n’ Flowers’ on Saturday July 15th- 10am – 4pm

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“Working under the expert tuition of talented local artist and textiles designer Anne Crowther, you will begin the day with colour blending fleece – you will make your own unique sheets of felt to hand cut and sew into gorgeous bell flowers, as shown in the photo. 
 
By exploring a variety of other methods to construct flowers from both handmade and commercial felts, you will then be able to create alternative flower shapes.
Needle felt techniques will allow you to go on to explore and create a low relief 2-D flower garden using a range of embellishment techniques and decorative felt surfaces.

At the end of the day you will leave with a minimum of one small vase of felt flowers, a flower garden artwork, lots of samples and the skills and knowledge to continue your flowery felt journey in your own time!”

FOR BOOKING DETAILS CLICK HERE

 

September sees the start of an Autumn taster series of ‘Be Inspired….be creative’ workshops on Tues mornings 11 – 1 beginning Sept 19th

Full workshop details and booking info. can be found here

Sept 19th – Shibori

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Sept 26th – Garden Papers

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Oct 3rd – Fascinating felting – a 2in 1 taster

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Oct 10th – Recycle –  re weave – re use

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Oct 17th – Silk Painting

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and finally, in the pipeline –  November 11th a beginners hand loom weaving workshop – weave a scarf in a day!  (the unique gift for someone special –  or treat yourself!)  Full details coming soon

 

 

Summer sunshine tour 2017

CROWTHER A felt flowers and pocket mirrors

Delighted to be able to confirm that Daisy Florence Design will be exhibiting at the following events this summer

May 20/21           Art in the Garden, Clitheroe

June 11                Artisan Summer Fair – Victoria Baths  Manchester

July 9                     Summer Art Fair at Salmsbury Hall

July 22-23            Art In the Pen – Thirsk

Aug 11- 13           Art in The Pen – Skipton

Sept 9/10             C-ART festival Art fair – Rheghed, Penrith

Sept 23/ 24         Yarndale – Skipton Auction Mart

Spring Flowers

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Spring is finally here and so too are the confirmation emails for a flurry of dates for future events.

Daisy Florence Design is at:

Just Makers – Rhs Gardens Harlow Carr throughout March

April 15th – Designer Makers Market – The Witham, Barnard Castle

July 9th – Summer Art Fair – Samlesbury Hall, Preston

July 22 – 23  Art in the Pen, Thirsk

August 12 -13  Art n the Pen, Skipton

more dates to follow…

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Welcome…

Welcome to the Daisy Florence Design blog and website.

The menu option for Anne Crowther will give you all the background about the weaver, textile artist and maker behind daisy florence design   Find out about her freelance work Inspiring others  , her mobile weave studio and weaving workshops and  Textile workshops she delivers.  There is a Contact link too, for all enquiries.

Finally the blog pages below will give up date information of forthcoming events.

Autumn Winter events 2016

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As Christmas approaches Daisy Florence Design will be attending a range of events including the following:

September

16,17 18th                             Harrogate Autumn Flower Show

October

Throughout Oct                 Just Makers at Ripley Castle

1st                                           Chorley Handmade market, Chorley  Town Hall,  PR7 1DP

9th                                           Pendle Art Fair, Pendle Heritage centre 11-4

November

Throughout Nov                Just Makers at RHS Harlow Carr

11th 12th                               Wonderfully Made in Yorkshire, Silkstone Parish Church                                                           S75 4JN  – Fri 10am – 8pm, Sat 10am – 6pm

 

26th                                         Peace and Craft fair , Victoria Hall, Saltaire

27th                                        Uppermill Civic Hall, Lee Street, Uppermill, OL3 6AE  11-4pm

 

December

2nd – 3rd                             Crossley Gallery at Dean Clough   Fri Pv 5.30 – 7pm and    Sat       10 – 5 pm

4th                                           Etsy local – Leeds city museum

6th                                        Fair trade and Christmas craft fair, Leeds University,         Parkinson Building. 11- 3pm

11th                                        Stalybridge Artisan Market 9am -2pm

 

Daisy Florence Design collections are also available at Heart Gallery in Hebden Bridge, Artparade in Saltaire, Summerhouse in the Corn Exchange Leeds and now at Good to Be Home in Grassington. Also, for a limited time, at The Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton on Trent and Winterbourne House and Gardens, Birmingham and West Yorkshire Print Workshop in Mirfield.

Online please visit www.folksy.com/shops/daisyflorencedesign

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