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Gillian Blease Flowers on "Print and Pattern"

  The Gillian Blease "Flowers" range of table mats, coasters and trays are continuing to prove very popular - the style and colour will bring an instant lift to any interior - why not pick a bunch today...read more about them on Print and Pattern ...

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Free Tickets for Spirit of Christmas Fair

  I have exhibited at the Spirit of Christmas Fair at Olympia for a number of years and everytime it amazes me - it is a beautiful show with a miriad of fantastic things on offer - it's always a struggle to stay on my stand and not to go off wandering and spending! I hope you'll join us there this year - I have five pairs of daytime tickets to give away and five pairs for the late night shopping. The fair is on from Tuesday 30th October to Sunday 4th November, with the late night on Thursday 1st November....

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National Railway Museum: Waterloo Station mats

 Here is a larger scale image of part 2 of the new Waterloo Station Jigsaw set of table and serving mats, the detail is just fantastic - the artist Helen McKie was commissioned to produce the poster for Southern Railways in 1948 to commemorate the centenary of Waterloo Station...here's hoping that they'll be arriving on a table near you soon...  

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Jenny Duff table mats in The Financial Times "How to Spend It"

Here's a link to an article in the Financial Times - please click on the image to read the whole piece - the mat featured is from the National Railway Museum Yorkshire collection

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Went Out To Tea - Launch

Inspired by the diary of World War 1 nurse, Clarice Spratling, Dawn Cole has worked with Jenny Duff to design this beautiful range of table mats and coasters.  On first viewing it appears that the design is traditional lace, but on closer inspection it can be seen that the pattern is created using the words Went Out To Tea With A Friend - an extract from Clarice's diary.  Dawn Cole is a printmaker who has exhibited internationally, most recently at the International Kyoto Hanga Print Exhibition in Japan, and has work in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum...

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