There’s snow place like gnome

Designed by Shell North For my last blog I'm reminiscing from 4 years ago when I made my first ever Powertex Gnome 'Amon the Shaman'. He was inspired by a supposed origins story of Santa, collecting Fly agaric, flying with his reindeer and delivering presents. My original Powertex gnome seems to have inspired a flourish … Continue reading There’s snow place like gnome

Craft foam – Made for altering

by Annette Smyth Hello everyone By the time you are reading this the Yuletide season should be in full swing. I'm sure, by now, you will be ready for a little escapism with your crafty stash. Powertex art by Annette Smyth Did you manage to catch Tracey Evans on Hochanda on Thursday 21st November? If … Continue reading Craft foam – Made for altering

A kelp forest – under the sea

Kelp Forest by Fiona Potter

It was a beautiful, clear blue sky morning in the glorious heat of Summer 2018 we arrived at Porthgwarra Beach in far west Cornwall just as the tide was receding.  It’s such a beautiful cove and we kept spotting something in the water around the rocks and went to investigate.  It was a whole area … Continue reading A kelp forest – under the sea

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