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 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


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


16,17 18th                             Harrogate Autumn Flower Show


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


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



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




New additions

088Just before I embark on a series of summer events I think you might be interested to see some new additions to the Daisy Florence Design collections.

(All available in my folksy shop   )

Hand cut and stitched felt flowers

These pretty flowers began as a Mothers Day present I made several years ago for my Mum. They have been much admired, so I decided with all the felt off cuts I had accumulated from workshops I would  begin making them in a range of colours.




Flower Garden notebooks

The designs are taken from sections of two large canvas artworks I created – they make really lovely notebooks to compliment the Daisy Florence Design greetings card range. There are 3 designs and each has an image which wraps around the front and back cover and are available in my Folksy shop



and finally …the Daisy Florence Design greetings card range has expanded too, there are now 12 designs available

The 3 new designs



Spring Summer Update

Spring Summer 2016 events

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A quick update with some new events and new adventures for Daisy Florence Design.


April  16th             Penistone Spring Fair

May 1st                   Great  Ouseburn Spring Fair

May 15th               Stockport Artisan Market

June 5th                Victoria Baths spring craft fair, Manchester

June 17, 18, 19     Art in the Pen, Carlisle (Pen 390)

June 26                 Art in the Market, York

July 3rd                  Crafted by Hand, Masham

July 16th                Manchester  Cathedral  Craft Fair

July 22, 23 ,24     Art in the Pen, Thirsk (Pen 36)

Aug  12,13,14        Art in the Pen, Skipton (Pen 153)

Sept 16,17,18        Harrogate Autumn Flower Show


Disappointingly the Handmade Sheffield event has been cancelled by the organisers 😦

Spring and Summertime events 2016

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Where to see Daisy Florence Design – Spring and Summertime events 2016


March 1                 Spring fair             Leeds University

March 3 – April 5th Just Makers           Bath House, RHS Gardens, Harlow Carr, Harrogate

March 5                Handmade Market          Chorley Town Hall

March 13              Womens Day Fair  Courthouse, Otley

May 14 / 15          Handmade Sheffield       Octogon Centre, Sheffield

June 18/19           Art in the Pen*               Carlisle

July 23 /24            Art in the Pen*               Thirsk

Aug 13 / 14      Art in the Pen*               Skipton



More dates being added, but please pop over to my FB page for regular updates and my shop on Folksy if you cannot get to my events.

2016 news

2016 to date, has been a real mixture of ups and downs.

Sadly the Boxing Day floods badly affected one of my much loved stockists – Heart Gallery in Hebden Bridge. They are going through a long drying out process, but are determined to be back ready for the sunshine months to come. Good luck to Alison and her team and indeed to all businesses devastated by flooding.  There’s never been a more crucial time to start supporting independent businesses and with this in mind, I made my New Year’s Resolution to shop with more independents!

On a second trip to Hebden since the floods, when it was simply pouring with rain again, there were cafes open and a good mix of shops re opening , some had pop-up shops within other shops as a temporary measure. Pay them a visit just as soon as you can, they need to know they are not forgotten!


Daisy Florence Design now has a new stockist ‘Summerhouse’ in Leeds at the magnificent Corn Exchange.

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The Corn Exchange has undergone management changes over the last few years, not all positive, however I was delighted to see that there are now many new independent shops back under the Corn Exchange roof! It really is a fantastic place to visit and pick up something a little different from what you’d find on the high street and, of course, to see the breathtaking architecture of the building!


Handmade Sheffield Summer Show Flyer

I am delighted to announce that I was selected for a complimentary stand at Handmade Sheffield in May  –  an exciting opportunity and I am waiting to hear further news about the event which I will share with you just as soon as I can!