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LauraFeltham
Uk
I'm Laura, I like to make things.
Interests: Painting, sewing, photography, crafting, experimenting, cooking, exploring, tea drinking, drawing, eating, swing dancing...
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I am so so so in love with The Great British Sewing Bee. So in love. After the first episode I made a pair of trousers, matching top and a skirt! I'm feeling very motivated to start sewing more. I am completely enamoured with the Walkaway Dress from week three... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at The Orchard and The Apple
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Can you handle just a little bit more Valentines? I know it's late but I had to share these amazing cards. We found a large box of card that nan had kept, the oldest were from the 1940's. All the cards are to my nan from my granddad (or vice-versa)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at The Orchard and The Apple
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When I was at college I knew this ridiculously Cool Girl. She always looked amazing. Emma and I were reminiscing the other day and she said she knew cool girls secret to sartorial success. Cool girl told Emma she tried to always wear something that, if someone asked, she would... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at The Orchard and The Apple
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My parents bought me such a beautiful box of tea for Christmas that I had to take photos! It compliments the present Jamie got me... but that deserves it's own post. Spoiler - it's a teapot - the best of teapots. Anyway, back to the Whittard's tea set, it's a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2015 at The Orchard and The Apple
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This weekend, Emma and I went to visit the lovely Jess in London. We went to see a completely amazing exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Disobedient Objects is on until the 1st of Feb. If you can possibly go and see it- do so! Amazing and thought provoking... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2015 at The Orchard and The Apple
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Me and Jamie took a mini break to Harrogate, it was very Bridget Jones. I may have gone back to this amazing vintage shop called Space two... or three... or four times. It's the coolest of buildings, vintage on the ground floor, a tiny record shop on the landing and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at The Orchard and The Apple
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I found a beautiful letter my nan wrote me yesterday, it was from my first year of uni when I was really home sick and her words of encouragement are so lovely. They still work today now I'm a graduate! Plus my nan has the most beautiful handwriting Here are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at The Orchard and The Apple
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Happy Thursday! I just wanted to share some photos from the Sheffield Antiques Quarter Trail. Me and Jamie did the trail and used it as an opportunity for a little photography practice. If you're local to Sheffield I would highly recommend checking out the trail in the link above. You... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at The Orchard and The Apple
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When me and Jamie moved to Sheffield, my nan gave me her old record player. She hasn't used it in a really long time, but after a youtube video taught us how, we got it playing again. Playing the four records we own... So when I visited my parents I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at The Orchard and The Apple
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You were a good un! 2014 was the year of doing so many things. Some I've shared with you, some I should have, some I might blog about in 2015 and pretend they just happened. So here are a few of my favourite things of 2014. I made 10 portions... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at The Orchard and The Apple
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Last year, I found out about a very cool Kickstarter campaign. The amazing Lithographs started a campaign to turn Alice's Adventures In Wonderland into the worlds longest temporary tattoo chain. By donating to the campaign, you would get to be a part of it! It was so popular that they... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2015 at The Orchard and The Apple
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In early December, we had a stall at Sheffield Antiques Quarter Vintage Market. I was slightly terrified but it was amazing! I was very grateful that the lovely Sarah and Olwen came and modelled some 1970's clothing for the fashion show and then stayed and provided some moral support! I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at The Orchard and The Apple
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I thought I would write a quick post to introduce my beautiful new Wacom Intuos graphic's tablet. I've been looking into getting a tablet for a few months since taking a evening class in photoshop and illustrator. My tutor was so convinced by them that I thought I would invest.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at The Orchard and The Apple
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To celebrate our first ever stall at a Vintage Fair, I'm going to share some tips of how to make the most of vintage fairs. 1. Take inspiration with you rather than an exact item you want. Vintage fairs might not be the place to go for new black work... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at The Orchard and The Apple
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Last Sunday I went to Leeds to visit Sarah and Emma. I took some of our vintage and we headed to Roundhay Park for a little photoshoot. I'm so grateful for the support of these lovely people. They literally got in a stream so I could get these photos. On... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at The Orchard and The Apple
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On the 7th of December, we'll be having a stall at the Sheffield Antiques Quarter Vintage Christmas Market. I'm very excited as this will be our first fair! We'll also be taking part in the market's fashion show. We're going to be showing some of favourite 1970's dresses. Me and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at The Orchard and The Apple
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I'm currently showing another piece that was made specifically for Bank Street's history project. I was invited to make a piece of art that responded to the research of Karen Harvey, Bank Street's resident historian. I focused my research on the archive that is emerging at Bank Street. I was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at The Orchard and The Apple
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This summer I was part of Bank Street members show. Cut was a group show that was open to members of Bank Street. The only condition was the work had to be inspired by the word Cut. I've posted some photos of my work before but I thought I would... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at The Orchard and The Apple
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This week I won some Kendal Mint Cake! The enternally fabulous Oh Comely Magasine had a competition to submit your camping stories. I have lots of those. Well they quite liked my story so they sent me this. I took a photo of the back because of the amazing story... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at The Orchard and The Apple
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One of the nicest things that has happened since graduating is that I've had time to read for pleasure again. I'm still crazy busy but I've managed to incorporate a lot more reading into my day. I'm working my way through books I've wanted to read for so long. Rebecca,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at The Orchard and The Apple
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Our Favourite Places is running a campaign to collect letters to Sheffield this month. I've only been here 10 months and I've already done so much so I thought I would write a note to my new home town. Of course I couldn't resist making it colourful. xx Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at The Orchard and The Apple
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I'm in a group show this August at Bank Street Arts. I'm showing a piece called Flora Vulgaris Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Laura Kaye Feltham Art
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I'm in a show this August at Bank Street Arts in Sheffield. I'm displaying a piece in called Flora Vulgaris For more of my art, please visit my sister blog Laura Kaye Feltham Art here And if you would like more information on Bank Street, you can visit their website... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at The Orchard and The Apple