Well! The sun is shinning at last and we are looking forward to the start of our cruising season. In a couple of weeks we will be off in The Glass Barge to Droitwich for the St Richards Festival over the first May bank holiday. Let’s hope the good weather is really here to stay.

After this first event we are coming back to the basin for the Arts and Crafts Festival at Quinton Methodist Church and then will be heading off for the summer. Foxton Locks, Leamington, Linslade, Blisworth and Saltisford are the booked stops, but we are hoping to get down to Berkhamsted and possible beyond before making our way back up the Grand Union canal again.

The very exciting news is that we have been accepted for the Winchester Christmas Market! So we will be spending all summer making as much stock as we can, to last the 17 days of the market, which we hope will be very busy and also that the customers like our products. For the event we will be on land, in a chalet stall. Our chalet will be number 34 in the Craft Village. Do come and visit if you are in the area.

One of the designs that I will be concertrating on this year is the bracelets that we started producing during last year and have been prooving very popular. We ahve also been doing a multi cloured version of this bracelet (which I included int he last blog).

Another design I have been working on is a combination of opal glass and transparent frit.