Author Archives: brentwoodprop

About brentwoodprop

Just loving life, carrying my camera and searching for beauty!

The Birth of the Blues

In the beginning there was the fleece!  I bought this Shetland lamb fleece from a friend at our spinning circle, laid out on my greenhouse floor I had to decide what I was going to do with it.                  Close … Continue reading

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Chanel to Westwood at the Fashion & Textile Museum Bermonsey

This is one of my favourite museums, you can always be sure of an interesting exhibition here, although this was not as flamboyant as some it was very interesting, covering the development and use of Knitting during the last centaury. … Continue reading

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Fibre East 2014

A paradise for all things fibre related and a place to catch up with old friends and make new ones. The second year at Redbourn College with it’s spacious halls and green and pleasant grounds. I had one thing determined to … Continue reading

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Mid Essex Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers

The July meeting was a talk called Indian Inspiration by Jennifer Hughes BA Cert Ed To say this meeting was an explosion of colour style and glitz would not be an exaggeration, Jenifer has travelled extensively with her husband in … Continue reading

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YARNS IN THE CATHEDRAL

This year The Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers held their Biennial Exhibition in Norwich Cathedral. As always there was a very high standard of exhibits. Fabulous colours and stunning designs All the exhibits are hand made often … Continue reading

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THEN & NOW

Peter and I had our Golden Wedding Anniversary earlier this month and looking at the old photos and the new ones I thought it would be good to put them together and see how we are now. Cutting the cake then … Continue reading

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Trying Something New

I think in hobbies as life we should not stick to the tried and tested but branch out and try something new. So far with my spinning I have only used pure wool, but browsing through a web site I discovered … Continue reading

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Sheep to shoulder

I blogged last year about our holiday to Brecon in Wales and how I bought a fleece, well I would like to tell you now how I have used it.    The guy who helped me choose it said it was … Continue reading

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Zandra Rhodes Exhibition

      In 2002 Zandra Rhodes opened the Fashion and Textile Museum in Bermondsey Street to promote British design talent. The building was designed by the influential Mexican  Ricardo Legorreta and is a destination for everyone interested in fashion … Continue reading

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Fibre East

This year Fibre East moved it’s location to Ampthill nr Bedford. I loved lasts years location on a farm not so very far away due to the heavy rain we had to wade through mud and it was not very … Continue reading

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