My heptagrin spiral skirt

Last month I told you all about lovely Jess Hawke, the Heptagrin Girl, and how she came up with the design for her fantastic maths-inspired heptagrin spiral skirt. I also told you that I'd ordered one from her Etsy shop and that we were busily choosing fabric for it. Well, after a short email discussion... Continue Reading →

FOTSN introduces… Heptagrin Girl

On 22nd May 2012, I spent the evening at the Bloomsbury Theatre enjoying the comedy delights of Festival of the Spoken Nerd. The night was called "pi-curious" and proved to anyone in the audience, if they didn't already know it, that a) science and maths can be fun, 2) nerd humour is superior to ordinary... Continue Reading →

Review: Vintage at Goodwood

As I mentioned earlier this month, the weekend just gone was spent by me at the Goodwood Estate in West Sussex, as a volunteer for a new and rather different festival. Billed as a 'celebration of creative British cool', Vintage at Goodwood aimed to inject a bit of glamour back into the UK festival calendar... Continue Reading →

Volunteering at Goodwood

This is a super-brief post with some very exciting news... I have just received an email to inform me that I've been accepted as a volunteer for the sustainability workshops at the Vintage at Goodwood festival next weekend! There are lots of these workshops taking place throughout the weekend - including doll making, lampshade making,... Continue Reading →

Knockout Knickers at The Make Lounge

Last night I returned to The Make Lounge, with Rae this time, for a workshop called Knockout Knickers. I don't necessarily want to make my own underwear, but I do have a need to learn how to sew elastic onto fabric without jamming my machine and ending up with an expensive disaster, so I thought... Continue Reading →

Addicted to The Make Lounge

When I first discovered The Make Lounge, I was like a kid in a toy shop. There were so many things I wanted to do there that I didn't know where to start. I was most intrigued by Creative Alterations though, so booked myself in and headed to the venue with a bag of old... Continue Reading →

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