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Meet the Collab Maker- Louise Dyer Paperlace

Meet the Collab Maker- Louise Dyer Paperlace

AHHH! It's tomorrow. The Big Pixie Collab event has rocked up fast with just over 24 hours to go I am busy putting the final touches everything. However we still have more incredible makers to meet. This time we are saying hello to Louise Dyer Paperlace. Louise creates stunning, intricate pieces of papercut art and I had the pleasure of stitching her floral 'you got this' design which pushed all of my usual stitching boundaries!  Tell us a bit about you! I am a papercut artist and have been cutting pretty holes in paper for about 6 years now, I...


Meet the Collab Maker- By Charlies Hand

Meet the Collab Maker- By Charlies Hand

Good evening,The Big Pixie Collab is growing closer and I am excited and terrified in equal measure! Next up in our Meet the Maker blog series is the incredible By Charlie's Hand. Charlotte has more collaborative pieces than any other maker in this event purely because her work is perfection to stitch. Everything about her style lends itself well to embroidery and so each piece has been a pleasure to sew (although my fingertips may not agree with that after many hours on that seahorse).  Tell us a bit about you! Hello! I’m Charlotte the hand behind By Charlie’s Hand!...


Meet the Collab Maker- Gemma Truman Glass

Meet the Collab Maker- Gemma Truman Glass

Good evening,The Big Pixie Collab is just five days away now. It has been a long road getting here but the album is coming together wonderfully now!  Next up in the blog series of makers taking part we have the wonderful Gemma Truman Glass. Photo credit: Matt Thomas Tell us a bit about you! I am a blown glass artist, with a big thing for colour. (I basically blow bubbles in molten glass to make beautiful colourful objects.) I have been doing this since 2008 and I couldn’t imagine doing anything else. I use a furnace over in Derbyshire to...


Welcome to the world of Pixies!

Welcome to the world of Pixies!

Well hello lovely people!I have been meaning to get back into blogging for quite a long time now but life always seems to get in the way. For those of you who don't know my name is Katy, I am 27 and I currently live in Warrington, North-West England (although I spent most my life in Manchester and it is still very much my home!). Many moons again in 2010 Pixiecraft then known as the cringe-worthy Miss Pixie Crafts began as a small blog that I created to track my progress and adventures as I taught myself to sew and...