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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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.

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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

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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

 

*TBC

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!

 

 

 

 

Festive Tour 2015

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Here are the dates and venues confirmed for the Daisy Florence Design festive Tour 2015. Please check for updates and regular posts nearer the time of the event on my Facebook page.

 

Sun October  25th            Town Hall, Masham, N Yorks

Sun November 1st            Victoria Baths, Manchester

Nov 10th  -29th                    Just Makers Christmas, Bath House, RHS Gardens Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Sat  14th November          Design Inspire Live, Heart, Headingley,           Leeds

Sun 15th November         tbc

Sat 21st  November          Civic Hall, Stalybridge

Sun 22 November            TBC

Sat  Nov 28th                       Liverpool – venue tba

 

December

Sat December 5th             Community Centre, Haworth

Sun December 6th            Otley Victorian Market

Sat 12th                                 tbc

2015 events and exhibitions

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Here’s a list of events and exhibitions Daisy Florence Design will be attending – more to follow…

 

Feb 24th –  March 15 ‘Hand Bags and Gladrags’ – a  Just Makers event at  The Old Bath House at RHS Harlow Carr Harrogate

March   15 – 16th    Art Weekend at RHS Harlow Carr

April  4th – Settle Artisan at Victoria Hall Settle

May 2nd –  Settle Artisans – Victoria Hall Settle

May 12 – June 7th Spring Craft Fair at The Old Bath House at RHS Harlow Carr Harrogate

June 7  – Art and Craft fair, Victoria Baths,  Manchester

June 13-  Design, inspire, live craft fair, Heart, Headingley

July 4th  – Handmade Market at Westhoughton Yarn Bombing Festival,  Westhoughton Market annexe  from 11am until 4pm .

Aug 4 – 31st  – Summer Wonderland at The Old Bath House at RHS Harlow Carr Harrogate

Sept 26 – 27  –  Yarndale, Skipton

10 Nov – 29th Nov Christmas Craft at The Old Bath House at RHS Harlow Carr Harrogate

Nov 1st – Victoria Baths, Manchester (tbc)

Nov 14th– Design Inspire Live – Heart, Headingley. Leeds