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I Heart Tea (And My First Sale on Folksy!)

I Heart Tea (And My First Sale on Folksy!)

I woke up this morning to a nice surprise- I’d sold my first set of Tunnock’s badges on Folksy!! I’ve sold loads of things on eBay in the past, and a brooch on old Etsy shop (my new Etsy shop will be opening again soon) but this felt different. It’s really cool to know that somebody liked your things enough…

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A Very Tunnock’s Christmas

A Very Tunnock’s Christmas

Just thought I’d post a wee update about my badges on Folksy. I’m now selling a range of Tunnock’s themed badges- including a gift set (pictured above) Each set comes complete with gift wrap included for FREE to all those sharing the Tunnock’s Love this Christmas!

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More Tunnock’s Tributes

More Tunnock’s Tributes

On looking at Tunnock’s, I’ve discovered a whole subculture of people (scarily like me) who seem to have a fascination with all things red and gold and biscuity. There are even a couple of artists who have shown their love for Tunnock’s confectionary. Fiona Watson made the beautiful photo of the deer and the teacake, as well as several prints…

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Tunnock’s Badges, Online

Tunnock’s Badges, Online

Ok, so a quick update! I’ve opened a new shop. NikkiMade currently stocks my Tunnock’s Caramel Wafer pin badges. I’ve got plans to do a whole range of shiny Tunnock’s badges, Teacakes, Caramel Logs- the lot! I sold some of my badges to the Gallery of Modern Art, in Glasgow, where they’ll be for sale in the shop. NikkiMade will…

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A Few of My Favourite Things

A Few of My Favourite Things

Who’d have thought that anyone would ever combine two of my favourite things? That’s right: biscuits and cardboard! There are loads more cartoons that are updated thrice weekly at http://www.mycardboardlife.com/!

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Glesga Corpy Towels

Glesga Corpy Towels

The exhibition at the baths was a complete success this saturday…a great time was had by all, and we even managed to sell all of our tea towels! If you’d like to place an order for a Glesga Corpy Towel, you can email myself: n.c.mcwilliams@googlemail.com, or the poet himself, brianmcw@hotmail.com. Towels are priced at £4.00, plus postage and packaging, which…

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A Sneaky Soapy peek

A Sneaky Soapy peek

Not quite the finished article, but a wee taste (if you’ve ever tasted soap) of some of the work I’ve been doing for the Govanhill Open Doors days, this month. The exhibition’s only on for two days (the 19th and 20th of September) so get yerself down between 10am and 4pm to see the baths in their current state of…

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Govanhill Steamie

Govanhill Steamie

I’m currently working on a project for Govanhill Baths Opendoors days 2009. This is my space- it’s in an area by the private baths at Govanhill Baths, Glasgow. My work for this project is based on stories about the baths, told to me by my father. It’s based on the senses involved in nostalgia- namely smell and touch. There’s a…

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Natalie Moore

Natalie Moore

Natalie Moore at New Designers exhibited these beautiful plates! She dips lace and crochet in slip fires them. I’d love to eat cake from one of these!

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Debbie Smyth

Debbie Smyth

I came across Debbie Smyth’s work last week. It’s absolutley fantastic- from a glance her drawings look very architectural and clean. Get a little closer though, and you can see that each line is made by a length of thread wound around a dress-making pin. Fabulous. Why didn’t I think of that?

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Sock Things

Sock Things

After a prolonged curiosity with sock creatures, I downloaded a set of instructions by Nicky Gibson. She runs a “Making Things Club” at http://www.monster-monch.com/– I want to go! I’ve fashioned my own sock cats though…until I can have a real one!

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R.I.P Woolies!

R.I.P Woolies!

Finally a few pictures of my work in one of the Art Tanks on Ward Rd, Dundee. Each Tank (there’s 5) contains Art which is then changed every 6 weeks. From left to right: Hand-embroideries depicting “extinct” UK shops: “William Low (1868 – 1994)”; “Littlewoods (1923 – 2004)”; Woolworths (1909 – 2009). Woolies is hanging on in cyberspace…they even have…

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