Damn good book that one, if you like Clive Barker!
Yesterday (assuming that it’s already tomorrow…at 3am, it still could be today!)was the first day of my art and crafts group that I have been banging on about.
Having decided on teaching cardboard loom weaving, (something simple, easy to make and it can either be developed into something bigger or just left as a simple weaving and kids can have a go) I spent much of the night making my own and typing up a little hand out, then spent most of the morning wandering if I was doing the right thing, was the hand out going to be understandable, was I able to teach and would anyone really turn up?
No need for any of it.
It was a slow start, but that’s fine, it gave me time to get a coffee in and calm down. 7 people turned up in the end, thankfully, not all at the same time!
Anyway, I’m not going to bore you all on this blog, if you really want to hear all the gory details, then click on “the Knitting tent” on the right there.
It’s been confirmed, I am organising the setting up of an exhibition in Pembroke Dock, of Pembroke Dock (thrilling I know!)I have 4 weeks! It’s going to be fun though, I love a new challenge and I’ve just had an email from a lady (her daughter is in the same class as my eldest) who’s willing to help. Phew!
Since joining this Can-Do group I’ve been roped into all sorts. I am visiting a group called “Funky Forum” (I’d never heard of it before, which is typical of here, nobody shares anything, you have to go looking for it and it’s not like it’s a big town!…the girl who runs it lives two doors away from me, two doors!)to teach finger knitting to a bunch of 7-15 yr olds and I get paid for it! YAY! And once the summer holidays are over they want me in to teach crafts. Cool.
I could do with your input on this one, encouraging kids to finger knit.
Girls are easy, the knitting can be made into belts, scarves, hair bands…but how do I encourage the boys?
Then a finger knitting workshop, and a craft stall for the midsummer festival, which looks like it will be fun this year. Busy busy busy!