Inspired by Buddha?

Designed by - Shell North One thing I love about being a part of the design team is getting asked to do pieces for upcoming Hochanda shows. Being a part of such a great team keeps me focused and gives me a huge sense of purpose. Eager to get creating and inspired by the Buddha … Continue reading Inspired by Buddha?

Sweet dreams upon a Powertex night sky

By Shell North I love the simplicity of using something like string or twine and knots to create something magical and unique. Wanting to step away from the full circle dream catcher I drafted a moon with star idea for sweet dreams. I wanted to use techniques to create vegan feathers with twine. A lot … Continue reading Sweet dreams upon a Powertex night sky

The 2019 Powertex Garden Party is coming!

Garden Party Marquee

We're really looking forward to the 2019 Powertex Garden Party. The marquee will go up for another two days of crafting, laughing and relaxing in great company. In just a few weeks we will put on our aprons and gloves and get stuck into some great new projects. These photos were taken by Sam Butler … Continue reading The 2019 Powertex Garden Party is coming!

Mindfulness Mandala Triptych

Designer: Shell North In this article I will be showing you how to create a Mindfulness Mandala Triptych. I wanted to incorporate one item as my focal point, the product of the month Easy structure paste. Wood was chosen to work on as this is something I haven’t done for a while. Easy structure works … Continue reading Mindfulness Mandala Triptych

New Year’s Resolutions and the Key to a Craftier Life

Hello, I'm Claire, the Operations Manager for Powertex UK Ltd. I wanted to share with you some of my thoughts for sorting and organising as I know how this can easily get on top of anyone with a crafting stash! I’m not naturally a tidy person. However, the internet (mainly Pinterest) has given me some … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions and the Key to a Craftier Life

What Has Powertex Got To Do With Mental Health?

  What has Powertex got to do with mental health?   In light of Mental Health Awareness Day on 10thOctober this week, Artist and Creative Director at Powertex UK, Tracey Evans shares her take on crafting for mental health wellness.   Traceys artwork intrinsically links nature and the environment with mental health and wellbeing.  Whilst … Continue reading What Has Powertex Got To Do With Mental Health?

This Boot Was Made With Memories

How Powertex Can Be Used To Create A Beautiful Memorial Boot   One of the things I love most about being a Powertex Tutor are the wonderful stories that unfold as people get totally absorbed in creating something beautiful and meaningful. I have been priviliged to hear many really moving accounts of why people are … Continue reading This Boot Was Made With Memories

How I Came to be making a Powertex Sculpture in my local bank

I hope you are all enjoying reading our Powertex UK certified tutors success stories. Here is another by our design Team member Donna Mcghie. I hope you find this one an inspiring read as much as I did. Are you looking for a change of career? To find out how to become a certified tutor … Continue reading How I Came to be making a Powertex Sculpture in my local bank

Powertex Art 4 A Heart Workshops with Donna McGhie

I am a level 3 qualified Powertex tutor. In 2017 I am delighted to announce that I will be adding a new type of Powertex workshops to the ones I already offer. In 2016 my family was hit with an emotional roller coaster. My husband was rushed to Papworth Hospital and placed on the urgent waiting … Continue reading Powertex Art 4 A Heart Workshops with Donna McGhie