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IGTV – The future is handmade

As you can probably imagine I’m constantly hunting for inspiration – I relish in having a day (or even an hour!) to head into a new town to discover independents or immerse myself in an exhibition so at the start of lockdown I really panicked; would I struggle to keep my creative juices flowing without these physical sparks of inspiration?? Thankfully I’ve found I’m thinking about bigger and BIGGER ideas and that’s down to YOU and the brilliant experts I’ve been interviewing – every day this wonderful community shares just so many innovative ideas and art – every minute you all spark my “EUREKA!” moments and I have to grab my notepad and start scribbling.

Yesterday, as I chatted with the gorgeously funny and ever so humble Jay Blades, Presenter of BBC’s Repair Shop & Founder of Jay & Co – did you watch it? GOD, he’s brilliant! Jay and I talked about how the community is craft and craft is a community that really sparked something in my brain.

Today in this bulletin I want to talk to you about how the future will be handmade. About how we ALL need creativity right now, the importance of art during homeschooling, and the future of craft too.



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