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Selvedge Offer

Selvedge, the wonderful magazine for those with a passion for textiles, is having a sale.  If you take out a year's subscription before 29 February you'll get 20% off the £7.50 cover price; that's six issues for £36 delivered. You will need to quote JANSALE in the...

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How to Clean Lampshades

Potential customers often ask how easy it will be to keep my lampshades clean, believing they are more fragile than traditional fabric shades.  In fact, they have two main advantages over many fabric shades - first their surfaces are vertical so they attract less dust...

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Winter Sun

Those of you who know me or have been following my blog will know that I am inspired by plants and flowers.  The only thing in flower in my garden at the moment is this architectural shrub Mahonia x media 'Winter Sun'.  After days of grey skies the sun at last shone...

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Christmas Decorations

I love the tradition of hanging the same decorations on the tree each year with the children saying "Ah, I remember this one!" as they rifle through the boxes, but also like to add a few new ones.  This is my favourite mantlepiece this year. Those crazy snowball...

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December Sky

I love bright December mornings when I can sit at my desk without having to switch the light on.  It is one of life's ironies that when I have close-up work to do like stitching and cutting lampshades, the morning is dark and sunless, while on admin days the sun...

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