A Festive Welcome Back to….. Georgie Arts

Today we welcome back Tina of Georgie Arts, who has been with us since The Fairy Tale Fair began! We look forward to welcoming her and her wonderful embroidered creations back! find out more…

Remind us about you and what you create?

Georgie Arts is home to all things embroidered and embellished.

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Will you be selling some special festive creations?

Our festive offering is packed with a variety of Christmas specials from festive scented fairies , ornaments and little books to beautifully embroidered greetings cards and tags to embellish your gifts. We shall also be bringing some of our established favourites.

Will you be taking part in any other fairs over the Christmas period?

We will also be at Barties Big Fab Christmas Boutique (co-organsied by The Fairy Tale Fair for one day only!) at St Paul’s Art Centre in Worthing on Sat. December 7th.

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You have previously taken part in The Fairy Tale Fair. Did you enjoy the day?

We’ve always had a fairy filled ball with the Fairy Tale Fair.  It’s such a friendly event, with a fantastic range of high quality crafted items providing something for everyone. The temptation is to shop away all the day’s profits. Thank goodness Christmas provides an excellent excuse to get all our friends and family locally hand crafted gifts.

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What are your plans/ ambitions for the future?

Or have you already achieved them?  To expand the space time continuum to allow for more stitching and crafting time- so much to stitch… so little time…    Seriously, since my stitching knowledge has always been far superior to my scientific I will just continue to enjoy every opportunity to both expand my skill and practice it.

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Sum up what Christmas is to you in 5 words or less!:

Happiness frosted with glitter.

Any other comments you wish to make:

We’d like to wish everyone a very peaceful and merry Christmas.

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Link to your site/ blog/ social accounts:

www.georgiearts.co.uk

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A Festive Welcome Back to Fairy Letters

We can’t wait to welcome back Fairy Letters once again to our fair, they joined us in the summer and last Christmas and customers fell in love with their super cute and detailed fairy letters! They couldn’t be more suited for our fair, and they make the perfect stocking fillers or gifts- personalised hand written letters from the fairies with lots of love!

Remind us about you and what you create?

I pop down to Brighton from London with bundles of handmade Fairy things. These included miniature, personalized fairy and elf letters, feather headbands, magic wands writing sets, wish jars, heart garlands and jewelry.

If you would like anything personalized in advance please send me an e-mail (fairyletters@strawbug.com) and will have them ready for you to pick up on the day. Can hide in a paper bag so little ones don’t guess what is inside!

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Will you be selling some special festive creations?

We have limited edition stocking fillers including unicorn and fairy bracelets, thank you letter sets (1st place they will be sold!) and of course our Christmas special elf letters.

Will you be taking part in any other fairs over the Christmas period?

The Fairy Tale Fair is the only fair we are going to but we do take custom orders and sell through etsy.

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You have previously taken part in The Fairy Tale Fair. Did you enjoy the day?

I love coming to the Fairy Tale Fair, the atmosphere is brilliant and the face painting is second to none.

What are your plans/ ambitions for the future? Or have you already achieved them?

In ‘real life!’ I work as a designer and design researcher which I love but am hoping the fairy business will continue to expand.

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Sum up what Christmas is to you in 5 words or less!:

Family, Friendship, Love, Laughter and Sparkles.

Any other comments you wish to make:

We can’t wait to see you all!

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Link to your site/ blog/ social accounts:

Twitter: @fairyletters

Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Strawbug

Say Hello To…The Silver Hut

Today we welcome back Chloe, of The Silver Hut, who we have been lucky enough to have at all our fairs! She will be back again this Saturday to help us celebrate our 1st Birthday! Find out more about her lovely jewellery…

“It is very satisfying when a design makes it from paper into an actual finished piece; even better when you sell it to a customer who loves it just as much as you do!” – Chloe, The Silver Hut

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Tell us a bit about you and what you do/ make….

Hello, I’m Chloe, owner and designer of The Silver Hut. I make 925 and Karen Hill Silver, gemstone jewellery which I sell at lot’s of local fairs and markets as well as in my online shop on Etsy.com.

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How would you describe your style?

I like to use inspiration from the natural world around me. I have a large collection which is focused on the beach and sea life, living in Brighton there is always something about which helps me spur off a new design!

I also have a collection which focuses on plants and flowers and combines mythical and magical creatures like fairies and unicorns.

I guess you could call my style very ‘Boho’ and ‘Classy Beach Babe!’

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How long have you been making your craft items?

The Silver Hut has been up and running for nearly 3 years now, but I have always made my own jewellery. I made my very first pair of earrings when I was just 7 years old!

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Do you have a best seller? If so what is it?

At the moment I have been selling lots of my gemstone cluster earrings, they make great presents and have so many different colours in them that they suit most outfits. They are also both casual and smart enough to wear whenever you like!

What do you enjoy most about your craft?

The making of course!
I have really enjoyed experimenting with different techniques and materials over the years. I love exploring all the different colours and textures of the gemstones and I especially love all the little packets of Swarovski crystals! It is very satisfying when a design makes it from paper into an actual finished piece; even better when you sell it to a customer who loves it just as much as you do!

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Do you take part in other craft events (fairs, open houses, markets etc…)?

You can find The Silver Hut stall at lot’s of Sussex fairs and markets, keep an eye on my website for up coming listings.

The Silver Hut also has a large wedding collection which is about to be launched as part of a collaboration with some other talented Brighton designers! Further details will also be posted on my website shortly!

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What are your plans/ ambitions for the future? Or have you already achieved them?

My future ambitions are to finalise my new wedding collection and to open the new website.
Together with some other designers, we hope to create a new ‘handmade wedding shop’ where you can find beautiful, bespoke wedding accessories, with everything from Jewellery, Tiara’s and haircombs to wedding photographers, cakes and wedding favours, all with that personally designed touch.

You have previously taken part in The Fairy Tale Fair. Did you enjoy the day?

I have attended every Fairy Tale Fair since it started! It is my favourite fair to attend and wouldn’t miss it for the world! I love the happy vibe that you get from both the sellers and customers, there is always a great combination of crafts and with each fair it gets better every time!

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Any other comments you wish to make:
Yes! Miss this fair and you’ve definitely missed out!

Find out more:
www.thesilverhut.co.uk
www.facebook.com/thesilverhut

One Week to Go!!!

Well time is flying quicker than the fairies and our fair is now just one week away!

This time next week our fair will be in full swing with over 35 craft, jewellery and vintage stalls, our craft workshop room (polymer clay jewellery making, sweetie butterflies, make a felted animal or gift a felt soap, beaded jewellery making and more), vintage tearoom, RSPCA charity raffle, face painting and much more!

So make sure you don’t miss out! We’ve plenty to keep the kids entertained so bring the whole family along. There is free parking and buses 5 and 5A Patcham stop just a minute away (ask for Patcham Clock Tower stop).

Hope to see you there!

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Say Hello To…Sugaglass

Hello my name is Lotus and I make hand crocheted little goodies and other jewelry. All of my products are my own patterns and the characters are thought up by your truly!
They are one of a kind and unique!

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I also take commissions on dolls. Anything you can imagine up, I will make into reality!

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I’m very looking forward to the show, it has been a really fun show to do and I’ve met so many lovely people!

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See you there! (I’ll be the one dressed as a pink unicorn)

Find Sugaglass on Etsy >

Say Hello To… Trish Palmer

Today we welcome back Trish Palmer- her knitted cati were very popular at the last fair, in fact we are still getting messages about them now! They will be back for summer along with lots of other lovely creations…

“It’s fabulous to be with craft lovers – sellers and buyers, plus cake and tea. What’s not to love?” – Trish Palmer

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Tell us a bit about you and what you do/ make….

I taught Textiles at the local secondary school for over 30 years. During those years I taught students how to hand sew and use a sewing machine. I also promoted embroidery, knitting, quilting, French knitting, tie/dye and patchwork within the lessons or short courses at the end of terms. Now I have retired I am enjoying experimenting with different crafts and combining them in different ways.

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How would you describe your style?

I like to work quite small but always take care to make everything detailed. I love colour, decoration and embroidery. My creations, I hope, show lots of skill but are still practical. I always try to incorporate a little something to make you smile.

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How long have you been making your craft items?

I have always made bits and pieces for friends and relatives but have only sold my items for the last year or so.

Do you have a best seller? If so what is it?

My knitted cacti seem very popular as they look real but are not vicious and you cannot kill them – practical but fun. People like my Super Star peg dollies as they are very detailed with lots of ribbon, lace and glitz – modeled on Lady Gaga. I have made up some kits for the next fair so everyone can make their own individual Super Star.

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What do you enjoy most about your craft?

I never make exactly the same thing twice. Everything is different from the last one. So I still get a kick when I find a new pot for a cacti or a really nice piece of fabric for a peg dolly. I love trying new ideas.

Do you take part in other craft events (fairs, open houses, markets etc…)?

I only work with The Fairy Fair and have been lucky enough to have done 3 fairs to date. I am really looking forward to the Fairy Fairs 1st birthday fair.

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What are your plans/ ambitions for the future? Or have you already achieved them?

I enjoy crafting and if people continue to like my work I will continue to sell. If not, then my friends and relatives will receive more gifts! I cannot imagine not doing some sort of craft work. I am painting a farm yard mural for my new granddaughter at the moment!

You have previously taken part in The Fairy Tale Fair. Did you enjoy the day?

It’s fabulous to be with craft lovers – sellers and buyers, plus cake and tea. What’s not to love?

Any other comments you wish to make:

I cannot praise Claire enough for her professional but friendly organization of the Fairy Fair. It always looks fantastic.

Anyone for Face painting!?

We are pleased to announce Carol, of Sparkles Face Painting, will be joining us once again for The Fairy Tale Fair. At each of our fairs she has impressed children and parents alike with her amazing, detailed, colourful face painting full of sparkle.

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We hear so many great comments about her face painting- often ‘the best face painting we’ve ever seen’! She usually has a que all day so arrive with plenty of time, take a ticket, then have a browse of the craft stalls while you wait!

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Carol really helps bring the fairy tales to life and makes the day extra magical! It’s not just for kids either, many of the stall holders and parents also get involved!

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Find out more on her website: www.sparklesfacepainting.co.uk

All photos are from our Spring fair and taken by https://www.facebook.com/JennyRutterfordPhotography

Say Hello To…Emily Makes

Today we warmly welcome a Fairy Tale Fair newcommer- Emily of Emily Makes, who will be providing a lovely sweetie butterfly workshop, as well as selling her creations. Find out more…
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Please introduce yourself and tell us about your work?
Hello! My name is Emily and my stall is called Emily makes! I create hand embroidered unique gifts, including framed pictures, hooped pictures, bunting, clothing, bags, aprons, bibs and more! My inspiration comes from my family, whether that be in the form of a quote from my mum, or my children’s favourite characters! My family trees are my most popular item at the moment and makegreat presents!
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How would you describe your style of work?
My work is completely unique and individual. Its a little bit quirky and kitsch, but wants to be pretty and elegant!
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You are providing a workshop stall at The Fairy Tale Fair- what can we find and make at your workshop?
At the workshop we will be making sweetie butterflies! A cute way to store your sweets, that can be completely decorated and personalised by you!
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Do you take part in other craft fairs or events? 
I can often be found at Sharnfold Farm in Eastbourne, where I regularly attend events and pop by at the weekends to have a stall!
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This is your first Fairy Tale Fair, are you looking forward to it? 
This is my first fairy tale fair and I’m very, very excited!
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How can we find out more about you?
If you would like to see more of my creations please visit my facebook page at www.facebook.com/emilymakes

Say Hello to Calico & Cotton

We first met Calico and Cotton at our spring Fairy Tale Fair, and we are lucky enough to have the mother and daughter team back again. Find out more about them…

“We Absolutley loved The Fairy Tale Fair! Such a great atmosphere, amazing stallholders and the workshops were great…”Becky, Calico & Cotton

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Remind us a bit about you and what you do/ make….

We are a Mother and Daughter team who have a passion for the Arts and Crafts. Our items include Beautiful, unique Rag Dolls, Knitted Cats ( full of character! ), Childrens Felt Pictures, Vintage Inspired Jewelry and many more!

Do you have a best seller? If so what is it?

We have a few… The Fairy Castle Picture, Rag Doll and the Brooches seem to be a favourite to!

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What do you enjoy most about your craft?

We love coming up with new ideas and being able to create them and seeing the end result!

Do you take part in other craft events (fairs, open houses, markets etc…)?

At the moment we have just been with The Fairy Tale Fair.

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You took part in the last Fairy Tale Fair, did you enjoy it?

Absolutley loved it! Such a great atmosphere, amazing stallholders and the workshops were great ( epecially for the kids! )

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What are your plans/ ambitions for the future? Or have you already achieved them?

We hope that one day we will be able to sell through shops and just to be able to continue what we are doing!

Any other comments you wish to make:

We cant wait to see everybody there! It’s going to be fantastic!

View and buy online: www.etsy.com/shop/calicoandcotton

We look forward to welcoming Calico & Cotton back on Saturday 10th August! 3 weeks today!

Say Hello To…Georgie Arts

Today we welcome back Fairy Tale Fair regular Georgie Arts. We look forward to having her and her colourful embroidered creations again…

“We’ve been at all the Fairy Tale fairs and love the happy, busy atmosphere. There’s always so much to see and do, high quality and interesting goods, nice people to meet and dreamy scrumptious cakes when we need an energy boost!” – Tina, Georgie Arts

Tell us a bit about you and what you do/ make….

Georgie Arts makes luxury embroidered gifts, cards and accessories.

How would you describe your style?

Our style is sumptuous, richly coloured, textured and embellished.

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How long have you been making your craft items?

Too long to remember- I’ve always been a crafter and embroiderer, but our range is constantly updated and developed with new items added and old favourites embellished in new ways. Travel, mood, seasons and materials can all trigger new designs which mean it’s always evolving and new to me.

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Do you have a best seller? If so what is it?

Whilst the embroidered greetings cards are always great sellers, it’s difficult to say otherwise. Bags are popular in wedding and party seasons, notebooks for gifting and regular customers scout for new lines. We also bespoke a lot of orders, either inspired by existing pieces customers want personalized or entirely to a clients wishes.

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What do you enjoy most about your craft?

The luxury of being able to spend my days doing what I love and surrounded by lovely materials, colour and the prettiest of trimmings, beads and embellishments. Once a design has been trialed and material chosen I can lose myself for hours stitching away. What’s not to love?

Do you take part in other craft events (fairs, open houses, markets etc…)?

We tend to flit around other fairs to meet new people and in the last year have been to Brighton Craft Fair, Belles Wedding Fair & Makers locally, but The Fairytale Fair is our favourite Brighton date and so we’re really pleased to be back.

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What are your plans/ ambitions for the future? Or have you already achieved them?

We are still developing our beaded bridal range in conjunction with The Silver Hut which has provided the opportunity to develop a new range and new direction. We hope we’ll always be developing fresh ideas.

You have previously taken part in The Fairy Tale Fair. Did you enjoy the day?

Yes, we’ve been at all the fairs and love the happy, busy atmosphere. There’s always so much to see and do, high quality and interesting goods, nice people to meet and dreamy scrumptious cakes when we need an energy boost!

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Any other comments you wish to make:

Only to say that we truly believe in fairies and feel certain it will be another magical day!

Find out more:
www.georgiearts.co.uk

Say Hello to…Show Me Shiny Things

Today we welcome back Fliss from Show Me Shiny Things, who will be in charge of a bead jewellery workshop for us- which was very popular at our spring fair! Find out more about her…
“I really loved the last fair, it was an excellent day.  The hall looked great with the decorations, live music playing and all the beautiful handmade goodies to buy.” – Fliss, Show Me Shiny Things
Please introduce yourself and remind what you create…
Hi, I’m Fliss, maker of show me shiny things – jewellery.  I use silver, glass and ceramic, in a range of beads and charms.   My jewellery is modern, bright and, well, shiny! I will be bringing to the fair necklaces, bracelets, earrings and safety pin style brooches.

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How long have you been making your creations and how did you get into it?
This is my first year of making jewellery, although I have enjoyed bead work since GCSE textiles.  Fortunately, my magpie collecting habits meant that I had quite a collection of beads when I started making bracelets in 2012.  A friend gave me a bracelet she had made and I thought I would have a go (so big thanks to her!)

What do you enjoy most about your craft?
The best thing about making jewellery is seeing people wearing and enjoying something that I have made.  Excellent feeling!  Also, it does give me an excuse to collect lots and lots of shiny things…!
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You will be taking part in a craft workshop at The Fairy Tale Fair- what will yours involve?
My workshop will be making wrap-around beaded bracelets.  I’ve added to my collection of beads since the last fair so there will be lots to select from.  I will have some of my bracelets there for ideas, although last time there was no shortage of creative designs!
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You took part in our Spring Fairy Tale Fair- did you enjoy it?
I really loved the last fair, it was an excellent day.  The hall looked great with the decorations, live music playing and all the beautiful handmade goodies to buy.  Not to mention the cakes..!  It was great fun holding the workshop and I’m really looking forward to doing it again this time.
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How can we find out more about you?

The best place to find me is on facebook: www.facebook.com/showmeshinythings

Anyone visiting Hove can also find some of my jewellery on sale in the lovely Sunshine Books, Art & Coffee cafe on Hove Street.

Say Hello To…Bets and Bobs

Today we meet a Fairy Tale Fair newcomer- Bets and Bobs. We are excited to welcome her and her unique, quirky creations. Find out what shes all about…

“I love nothing more than to see people smiling when they read my cards. Some of them are quite cheeky so there’s often an element of surprise!” – Emma, Bets and Bobs

Tell us a bit about you and what you do/ make….

I work in PR 4 days a week after taking the decision in January to go part time and focus on my creative ventures one day a week. I started making cards and gifts for friends and family and they always commented on how nice they were but I just thought they were being kind. It was amazing when I did my first market a couple of years ago and strangers bought my creations! It has given me a lot of confidence and I love meeting new people at fairs, markets and crafty get-togethers. I mostly produce greeting cards with stamps and stenciled, using typography to make people smile. I also make pictures using sheet music and decoupage that I love as they are all one of a kind. I also enjoy event styling so I have spent the last few summers making weddings look pretty too.

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How would you describe your style?

Fun and quirky. I love nothing more than to see people smiling when they read my cards. Some of them are quite cheeky so there’s often an element of surprise!

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How long have you been making your craft items?

I did my first market a year and a half ago and since then I have been doing as many as I can – I’m really excited to be joining the Fairy Tale fair in August, as it’s a great opportunity to meet other clever crafty Sussex folk!

Do you have a best seller? If so what is it?

It depends where I am selling. If I’m at fairs and people can see my work then the pictures always go down well and it’s always nice to be able to have a bespoke gift made. My cards always get a laugh though too!

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What do you enjoy most about your craft?

I love talking to people that come and see my stall as it’s the best way to find out what makes your potential customers tick. It’s a massive help for the whole creative process too. I keep a little notebook with me to take note of any weird and wonderful things that pop into my head so I love it when I create a card based on my ramdom thoughts and observations and them somebody else appreciates the humour as much as I do!

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Do you take part in other craft events (fairs, open houses, markets etc…)?

I have been building up my fair and market presence recently, so it’s really interesting to see the different types of people that go to all the different events in Sussex. I’m working on having some of my pictures and cards at my first open house this Christmas – which is very exciting!

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What are your plans/ ambitions for the future? Or have you already achieved them?

Once I have my website up to scratch I’m looking forward to putting some of my PR knowledge into practice and spreading the word about Bets & Bobs. My ultimate dream would be to have my own shop that sells my creations and other designer/makers in Brighton/ Sussex – it’s nice to be ambitious!

 

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Find out more: http://betsandbobs.bigcartel.com

Say Hello To… Karen Rao Felt Artist

Today we welcome back the lovely Karen Rao and her super and very popular felt making workshop! She took part in our Christmas and Spring fairs and the workshops saw those of all ages take part all day! Don’t miss it! Find out more about Karen…

“I really love showing people the wet felting process and seeing their fascination as their pile of wool transforms into a felted work of art.”– Karen Rao

Please introduce yourself and remind what you create…

I am a Felt Artist who creates hand felted wall art and accessories, from doggy eared hats to dainty corsages, felted pebbles to cheeky monkey wall art for kids. My source of inspiration is constantly evolving with new surprises always in store! Look out for my Summer Ice Lolly Collection!

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How long have you been felt making and how did you get into it?

I created my first wall hanging five years ago. After stumbling across felt making at a children’s art day in The Brighton Museum, I was inspired. I needed a picture for my living room. I created one with my kids, then made another one and another …..
I take part in Craft Fairs and hold workshops at events, schools and privately, so hopefully I too, am helping to inspire all ages new to felt making.

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What do you enjoy most about your craft?

Felt is so versatile. This medium is perfect for creating the highly tactile and vivid coloured qualities that I love. Further texture can be created by blending plant and animal fibres during the wet felting stage and also after this by needle felting. I can create two dimensional and three dimensional art. The uses of felt are endless, it means I am constantly learning and experimenting …. and changing direction.

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You will be taking part in a craft workshop at The Fairy Tale Fair- what will yours involve?

Mouthwatering Lolly Art! We will be wet felting our own Ice Lollies and Ice Cream Cones inspired by the Great British Summer! This involves using just wool, soap and water to create our very own works of art!

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You took part in our Spring Fairy Tale Fair- did you enjoy it?

I really love showing people the wet felting process and seeing their fascination as their pile of wool transforms into a felted work of art. It’s also very relaxing and therapeutic – no rushing around at this table! At other fairs now people often come up and say they’ve taken part in one of my Fairy Tale Workshops!

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How can we find out more about you?

my website: http://karenrao.com/

http://karenrao.etsy.com
https://www.facebook.com/karen.rao2
https://twitter.com/KarenFeltArtist

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Say Hello To…Shark Alley

Today we say hello to Sarah of Shark Alley and her wonderful resin jewellery creations and cute otters! We look forward to welcoming her back to the Fairy Tale Fair. Find out more about her…

“I put a lot of care into each piece and make sure they are finished to a high standard.  I love selling to lovely customers too – the positive feedback makes it all worth while.” -Sarah, Shark Alley

Tell us a bit about you and what you do/ make….

I make jewellery from recycled materials, Japanese papers, resin and sterling silver. I really enjoy sewing too, so I also make purses decorated with original animal designs as well as some very popular hand-sewn otters!

I trained as an illustrator, but eventually grew tired of working digitally on things I didn’t enjoy.  I am so much happier working with my hands and creating beautiful things.

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How would you describe your style?

My style is inspired by colour, pattern and, most importantly, animals.  I have loved nature and natural forms since I was a child and they continue to fascinate and inspire me.  I also like a good graphic shape, so all of these ideas get thrown into the Shark Alley pot.

How long have you been making your craft items?

Since January 2010, but I have been crafting since childhood.

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Do you have a best seller? If so what is it?

It really depends on the event, but the little mixed-media hare brooches are very popular.  The leaping hare & star necklaces and the fox print (which appears on my purses as well as being available as a large print) are also big favourites.

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What do you enjoy most about your craft?

I have gone from being an under-confident, struggling illustrator to a happy designer-maker.  I have so many ideas to make and get out there! Once the initial designing and trial-runs are done, I love the making process the best.  I put a lot of care into each piece and make sure they are finished to a high standard.  I love selling to lovely customers too – the positive feedback makes it all worth while.

Do you take part in other craft events (fairs, open houses, markets etc…)?

I take part in lots of different craft fairs and markets, mostly in London and the South.  If I can get to it easily on public transport with my heavy suitcase (‘The Beast’) then I’ll give it a go! I also exhibit in the Brighton Festival Open Houses.

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What are your plans/ ambitions for the future? Or have you already achieved them?

I’d like to be able to devote myself purely to Shark Alley, get more media coverage and make my living entirely from it.  I’d also like to get into products that feature my designs, but that I don’t have to make entirely by hand.

You have previously taken part in The Fairy Tale Fair. Did you enjoy the day?

I enjoyed the day very much.  Claire had put in such an admirable amount of hard work and there were lots of lovely little touches to welcome stallholders on the day.

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Find out More:

Web: www.sharkalley.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SharkAlley

Blog: http://sharkalleyjewellery.blogspot.co.uk/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/shark_alley

Say Hello to Lubilou Ceramics

Today we speak to Lisa of Lubilou Ceramics, who we welcome back again along with her cute and quirky ceramic sheep! Find out more about her…

“I enjoy time out from daily life, excitement and anticipation when I open the kiln, making up the names and likes for the sheep and seeing other people smile…” – Lisa, Lubilou

Tell us a bit about you and what you do/ make….

Hello, i’m Lisa the maker behind Lubilou Ceramics. I play with clay and make sheep, chickens, harebbits (a cross between a rabbit and a hare) brooches and other things that take my fancy.

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How would you describe your style?

Quirky, ceramic textured happiness.

How long have you been making your craft items?

I started to play with clay a few years back, I made a bull and he was very serious! I started Lubilou about 18 months ago and now have much more fun.

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Do you have a best seller? If so what is it?

My hanging hearts and butterflies are pretty popular.

What do you enjoy most about your craft?

Time out from daily life, excitement and anticipation when I open the kiln, making up the names and likes for the sheep and seeing other people smile.

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Do you take part in other craft events (fairs, open houses, markets etc…)?

Yes, I take part in Makers Boutique and also in the exhibitions that they run at the Brighton Fishing Quarter Gallery. This year I am taking part in Handmade with Love @Trinity an AppleDucks event.

What are your plans/ ambitions for the future? Or have you already achieved them?

I’d still really like to be able to spend more time making and i’d love to get to a point where I have enough stock to do lots of different art & craft fairs and to keep my online shop full too.

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You have previously taken part in The Fairy Tale Fair. Did you enjoy the day?
I absolutely loved it. I was very impressed with the organisation, the fantastic atmosphere and the variety and standard of the sellers . I am very excited to be returning.
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www.lubilou.com

www.facebook.com/lubilouceramic

www.twitter.com/lubilouceramics

www.folksy.com/shops/Lubilou

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