The May workshop was with the lovely Margaret Beale. She is rightly very well known for her fabulous work with a soldering iron and we were lucky to have the benefit of all those years of experience. After a quick introduction she went straight into demonstration.
using a flowerpot as a stand to protect the soldering iron. Using black felt as a background to this piece.
How to use to make patchwork.
Soon we were all busy soldering. Looks like a production line here!
Smiles all round - working hard but having fun too
a sample of the gorgeous buttons Margaret had made
Some fancy cutting work using metal rulers
Mandy and Gail hard at work
Some book cover samples
A really great day. Thanks to Margaret for being so generous in sharing her time and expertise.