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Meet the Collab Maker- Gemma Truman Glass

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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...

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Meet the Collab Maker- Lizzie Martell Illustrations

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Meet the Collab Maker- Lizzie Martell Illustrations

Good evening,Well The Big Pixie Collab is now under three weeks away. The album is coming together nicely and I have felt incredibly honoured to work with so many wonderful and talented makers. I really wanted to take this opportunity for you to get to know some of the makers involved a little better so we will be running a series of interviews in the next two weeks. First up we have the lovely Lizzie Martell Moore. My name is Lizzie and I run a small business called Lizzie Martell Illustration where I paint original art commissions and sell Giclee...

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Kittenwatch update.

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Kittenwatch update.

Good morning!It has been a crazy busy week for us here at Pixiecraft, Littlest started forest school, Mr P and Little Pixie have both celebrate their birthdays. That is a lot of cake in one week. Today I thought it was about time I gave you all an update on the kittens. Those of you who follow our social media may remember that in January we welcomed these two adorable little balls of fluff into our home. Betty who is black and Lola who is grey/blue. I was sure we must be bonkers to add two more excitable little girls to our home...

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Keeping the fire burning for your small business

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Keeping the fire burning for your small business

Good evening lovely people! You may have noticed that the Big Pixie Collab planning has taken over my life at the moment…but YOU are fuelling that. The reaction to every single piece so far on social media has been incredible. It has really reignited a fire and passion for this work. When you have been running a small business for a number of years (as I am sure any of us would tell you!!) it can get really draining. Today’s blog is all about my top tips for maintaining the passion for your craft business long term! Pixiecraft has been...

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The Big Pixie Collab! (Part 1)

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The Big Pixie Collab! (Part 1)

Good evening everyone! Those of you who follow Pixiecraft on social media will have seen that the last few weeks my feed has been entirely taken over by some very different and absolutely incredible designs. I am currently working towards a huge event on our Facebook page called The Big Pixie Collaboration.  This event involves me collaborating with 25+ illustrators, papercutters, designers and artists to create some stitchy magic and oh my has it turned into something wonderful. Over the last few years I have stitched collaborative pieces with a few different artists and every time it has been a...

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