There have been some exciting changes here! In September, I moved into my brand new studio at Sharpe’s Pottery Museum in Swadlincote, South Derbyshire, just a few miles down the road from where I was before.
My new studio was formerly a stairwell in the museum, which was converted over the summer. Once the conversion was complete, my brilliant friends, Alice (of Alice Draws the Line) and Jen gave me a hand with painting the studio - thank you ladies! I also had some carpentry done by local joiner Alan Gough, including putting up some much needed cupboards for storage. It was at times challenging, working out how I would fit it all in, but now it is all set up I am finding the new space is working really well. One particular bonus moment was when I moved in my jewellery bench, only to find it lined up at exactly the same height as the window ledge! It is as if it were meant to be there.
To launch my new studio, I am having an Open Studio over the weekend of 20th – 21st November, from 10am - 4.30pm.
I’ll have jewellery for sale including one off pieces which aren’t available on my website, and it is also a chance to visit the new studio and find out more about my work and the jewellery courses I run. Please feel free to bring along a friend if you wish, I'd love it if you could join me to mark this exciting new chapter.
How to find me:
Sharpes Pottery Museum, West Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9DG. There is free parking at the museum, and in the local town centre car parks.