It's time to talk about our NEW venture, Ethel's Haberdashery.
It's all very exciting.
About two month's ago I had an Eureka moment and came up with
an idea for putting the back room in the gallery to good use.
I have an enormous 'stash' of tools, books and materials allied to
textile making, that I have been collecting for many years.
I could offer them for sale along with advice and expertise if needed
and thus 'Ethel's' was conceived.
It took about a month to sort through my stash and see
what I could bear to part with but eventually
it was done and we proudly opened our doors on
Since then we have gone from strength to strength, with lots of
'crafters', happy to rummage and explore the many delights on display.
I have a small workspace in which to undertake my latest projects
which at the moment are a selection of handmade buttons, (seen above).
I think Ethel approves !