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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]   Steffi Glaves is a York-based micro crochet artist. She has a large Instagram following and sells and her patterns and creations on Etsy, mainly focusing on earings. She Frequently does Instagrams lives explaining how she produces...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Last year for the exhibition I made words out of French knitting and wire. At the time I looked into buying a French knitting machine to make it faster. The reviews for the machines where all...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I always look around the shop to quickly see if there is anything that stands out to go in the window as I enter before putting my bag in the office upstairs and found that nothing...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] For Sue Ryder, I had to design another Halloween window. I found this process particularly interesting when comparing it to the fancy dress shop window’s design and constraints.   I already knew with this window that the colour...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] I loved the experience of designing this window and working for a paying client. It was so different from what I am used to and I learnt so much fro it. Having the time and a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]   One of the main changes that I noticed when making this window was how different it was being purely focused on the window, and not being asked questions by customers, and not having them buy...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] I was uncertain as to how I was going to make the cauldron. The window's base is rather narrow, for the cauldron to be of use it would have to be oval-shaped, or else it would not...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_gallery type="image_grid" images="3299,3298,3300" img_size="full" onclick="img_link_large" column_number="3" grayscale="no" images_space="gallery_without_space"][vc_column_text]I had made the coffin base and checked that all of the shelves fitted the heads in but had to leave it whilst still doing the papier-mache due to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]The first and most important part of making this window for me was to find a way to make it COVID-19 safe for me whilst I was doing it. The main issue revolved around social distancing...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]To find how to make a coffin and the required lengths and angles I found a great wikiHow article on how to make it - https://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Coffin   I decided to make my coffin the height of a landscape...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] I did a lot of researching to find some ideas I liked for the window to springboard off from and develop into a cohesive consept and possible plan.         I was struck by how many mannequin heads that...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] It was so good to be back doing windows; I was amazed by just how much I had missed them during the lockdown. I thought that I was not particularly interested in pursuing it, but it...

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