Archive: 2016

Picturesque waterfall.
Self catering Herefordshire farmhouse

We have recently renovated the house I grew up in as a child and are now offering it as self catering accommodation.  It is situated on the Herefordshire/Worcestershire border on a working farm. It comfortably sleeps 12 with bunk beds and pull outs for 4 children. If you are interested, more information can be found at…

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Chair being upholstered and scattered fabrics.
Upholstery workshops

Occasionally, students send me photos of their completed upholstery projects which they have started with me and finished off at home.  Earlier this year, this particular student came for a weekend upholstery workshop where she reupholstered a pin stuff seat. Recently, she came back for a weeks course and completed this…

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Hot air balloon.
Hot Air Balloon Ride

As the nights draw in and we wake up to darkness and come home in darkness, the long summer days seem far away.  To cheer yourself up, why not start planning your holiday for next year and book a hot air balloon experience for when you stay with us?! In August, Stephen and I went up in our neighbour’s hot air balloon and…

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Colourful 'Byron&Byron' flower curtain rails.
Interiors Show

Yesterday, I had a great day at Cheltenham Race Course attending the ‘October Interiors’ show hosted by CABMFF (the Curtain and Blind Makers Friendly Forum). My top purchase was from Glover Bros, my regular upholstery suppliers – a Batavia rechargeable cordless cutter which I’ve used today – love it.  So much…

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