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Bag made from flowery fabric

Shibori in France

My husband and I had a holiday in Haute Vienne in France in early June.  One of the places we visited was a papermill and paper museum called the Moulin du Got which had an exhibition that reminded me of shibori and manipulated fabric.  Here are some of the exhibits – looking at the website I think […]

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Indigo shibori Digital Paper Pack by Liz Plummer - printable for scrapbook paper, DIY wedding invitations, envelopes, etc

Experimenting with Japanese Shibori Patterns

I’ve been quiet on here for a while but have been busy adding digital scrapbook kits to my shops on Etsy and Creative Market.  One of the kits has indigo blue shibori patterns, developed from both tie dyed fabric and paper. Shibori is a Japanese tie dyeing method of making patterns, usually in indigo.  In […]

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figures in the rain

Latest Trainticketart

This is my latest train ticket art. I’ve been using some of the clipart that I designed for my shop as well as trying out a few painted motifs.

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hopkins family though this Ephraim is his nephew, my great grandfather

Ephraim Hopkins – my family history journey continued

Time to talk a bit about my family history…. Since I wrote my  blog posts about William Hopkins I think I have discovered what happened to his brother Ephraim. I searched in the Find My Past Worldwide Army Index for 1861 and found an Ephraim Hopkins who was a private in the 94th foot regiment […]

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