Clutter City Market is back!

We’re very excited that Clutter City Market is back in force this autumn/winter! The Autumnal market will be held at Norwich Arts Centre on Saturday 12th September and it comes highly recommended. The team pick top quality local designer makers and manage to strike the balance of the popular and unusal. Everything from screen prints, woolies and artisan bakes can be found at this gem of an event. I’m hoping to apply for the Christmas…

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Norwich Makers Christmas Market

I’m happy to announce i’ll be taking The House of Handmade to Norwich Makers Christmas Market at the end of November 2015. I’ll be bringing a selection of accessories, including the new Autumn/Winter collection which was previewed at Norwich Fashion Week in March this year. Pop over to St Thomas’ on 28th November 2015 for a large choice of gifts and handmade good by talented local designer/makers!

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DIY Fashion Tutorial for Mollie Makes

I’m excited to announce that my favourite DIY & craft magazine Mollie Makes has featured my lace capelet tutorial in their upcoming Christmas special magazine. The special contains hundreds of tutorials and makes from talented designer/makers from across the world, so i’m thrilled to be included.   You’ll find a simple tutorial  with informative instructions and beautiful photos showing you how to make a vintage inspired lace cover up for Christmas events and New Years parties! I’d…

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Linocut Tutorial

I’ve recently began to create our my hand printed fabric which has been made up into hair ties among other accessories for The House of Handmade. It was a really fun process so I thought I’d show you how I made them in this linocut tutorial…  Firstly you’ll need to purchase some tools. I bought my lino cutting tools from a local art shop in a small pack with different sized blades, you can also purchase…

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Make & Create Collective at Milk & Moss

We’ve had some fantastic news that we have secured the brilliant Milk & Moss Coffee Shop as our new venue for Make & Create Collective. For those local to Norwich the cafe is situated in the Vintage Market at the top of St Stephens Street and is well worth a look for both your vintage and cake based needs. Make & Create  Collective is a monthly meet up for the makers and creators of Norwich…

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Lisbon Graffiti 2015

Lisbon, Portugal was the destination of my recent travels and I was lucky enough to have some local knowledge from a friend to help me explore. I stayed in an AirBnB apartment in the streets of the Alfama old town with traditional winding streets that  lead up to the Castle of São Jorge. I thought i’d let you know some of my favourite places during my short break. The Elavador de Santa Justa is a…

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Christmas Markets

Over the festive season i’ll be selling stoles, collars and capelets to the masses as part of The House of Handmade accessories brand at Christmas markets in Norwich. As a vendor I always make sure to find a bit of time to have a look around the festive stalls to pick up some independent handmade gifts for friends. Here’s the run down on confirmed markets over this festive season: The Assembly House Christmas Fair –…

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Make and Create Collective

Make and Create Collective are a group of artists, makers and creators who meet monthly to chat and create artwork together. We set up this group in 2011 when we felt that Norwich was missing a free, regular group where people could be creative but not have to commit to coming every month. We’ve been running for 4 years and have recently started meeting at Roots Cafe Norwich in their lovely basement. The idea behind…

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