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Archive for September, 2012

Handmade Paper Making …with Elderberry & Lemon Drizzle Cupcakes!

It was another busy (…and messy!) morning in the kitchen at Bay Tree Cottage with tutor Iain Hodgekinson showing us how to recycle old paper to make  gorgeous new handmade paper!   Starting with a bowl of paper pulp, Iain, a local Printmaker and Artist, showed us how with a little imagination you can add […]

Proddy Rugs ….and Sticky Plum & Walnut Flapjack

Today we spent a fun and inspiring morning in the kitchen at Bay Tree Cottage with tutor Nancy Hudson learning the traditional craft of Proddy Rug making! Raised in a family where creative skill was taken for granted, Nancy is a keen self-taught maker with great passion and infectious enthusisam! She has mastered many textile disciplines ranging from costume […]

Bread Making with Wendi Jarrett

Earlier in the year, the kitchen at Bay Tree Cottage was full of wonderful aromas when we spent the morning bread making with Wendi Jarrett. This was a very hands-on workshop and with a lots to get through in the morning, Wendi wasted no time and quickly dished out the ingredients for our first batch of […]