Cyanotype Lampshades

Cyanotype Lampshades
Sun Printed Honesty Lampshades

Thursday 19 December 2019

Lamp Shade Workshops

The Lamp shade workshops are booking up quite quickly 
as they are for small numbers only 
The dates with spaces on at the moment are 
Saturday 18 January and Saturday 8 February 2020 
Bookings from please 
£60 to include a home made lunch and cake 
Lamp shade workshop

Tuesday 3 December 2019

Abbotskerswell Christmas Fair

I am doing another 2 day Christmas Fair at Abbotskerswell Village Hall on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 December 10 - 3 Daily I will have my sun printing and Textiles, lamp Shades and Books and Cards for Sale there. 

Friday 29 November 2019

Exeter Etsy Made Local

Off to Exeter to set up Exeter Etsy Made Local Market with the fabulous Exeteretsyteam  in Gandy Street - spot the paper stars 
I will have my Sun Printed cards , Books, Lampshades - more photos coming soon ! 

Tuesday 19 November 2019

New Lamp shades in Exhibition

The Granite Elements Winter Exhibition is currently on at TAAG in Teignmouth 
open daily 10 - 5 The last day is Friday 29 November 
I have new designs of lamp shades on show , but remember they can be made to commission as well, as I can't keep all the designs made up as I would not have room to move , so please do ask if you would like things, bigger smaller, pendant hanging etc 
I also run Lamp shade making workshops , these can be given as a Christmas gift as a voucher 

Friday 1 November 2019

New Notepads for Christmas Sales

I was very happy to get more Linen Thread from Shepherds London in the post this morning
now I can make some more lovely small  A6 Sun Printed notepads , some have already found their way to Greenhill Arts for their Christmas Exhibiton which starts on Friday 8 November 

Friday 18 October 2019

800 year Charter Market

Wednesday 23 October is a bit of a first for Bovey Tracey as they are holding a celebration of 800 years of having a market charter by holding events around Bovey Tracey 
I will be in the Whiskey Distillery with my Sun Printing and Textiles stand 10 am - 4pm and the opening event is taking place here at 10 am 
I hope to see you all there !
Sun Printing and Textiles 

Thursday 10 October 2019

Doddiscombsleigh Art Show

I am very pleased to be part of the Doddiscombsleigh Art Show with my hand made Sun printed cards, books, lanterns and smaller items in the shop 
The Art show is in the Teign Valley Community Hall in Christow on Friday 25 , Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 October finishing at 1pm on Sunday so don't miss it ! 
Sun printing by Bridget Arnold

Friday 4 October 2019

Good news more workshops !

The good news is that I have been given the gift of a 6 ft sun bed so that I can carry on  running workshops using the Ultra violet from the sun bed if the weather isn't good enough
so a couple more dates have been  added 
Saturday 19 October 
Saturday 2 November both for Sun Printing 
plus a Lamp Shade workshop on Friday 8 November 

Sunday 29 September 2019

Sun Printed Lamp Shade Workshop

Friday 11 October I am running a Sun Printed lamp shade workshop 
Cost £60 including a home made lunch 

Limited spaces so booking essential 

Saturday 14 September 2019

Last few Sun Printing workshops

Last few Workshops 
Thursday 19 September 
Saturday 5 October 2 spaces 
£50 including home made lunch and cake 

Let me know soon as filling up and booking is essential

Thursday 5 September 2019

Devon Open Studios at Yarner Wood

Once again I am taking part in Devon Open Studios with Granite Elements venue 80 in the brochure 
We will be in the Woodland Centre in Yarner Wood near Bovey Tracey from 10 am 
Saturday 7 September 
Come and see my latest work of sun printed hand made lamp shades and books 
Sun printed Lamp Shades

Thursday 22 August 2019

New Dates Lamp Shade workshop

I have changed the date from Thursday 29 August to Friday 30 August the following date is Wednesday 4 September 

The workshop in Bovey Tracey is all day ,sun printing the material in the morning after a homemade lunch and cake turning your piece of material into your own lamp shade £60 for small numbers 

Thursday 15 August 2019

A new Sun Printing date in August

A new added date  is Tuesday 20 August for Sun Printing 
as the weather is looking better for next week, with lots of lovely plants around at the moment , or maybe you have some seaweed from your holidays to try out? 

September Dates

I am looking at doing some Sun Printing workshops on Tuesday 17 September and Thursday 19 September before going away on holiday let me know if you are interested

Saturday 3 August 2019

Sun Printing Workshops in Bovey Tracey

Next Dates for sun printing workshops are Tuesday 13 August and Saturday 17 August , there are lots of Queens Anne's Lace out now which makes wonderful prints ! 
Queens Anne's Lace Sun Print

Friday 26 July 2019

Silk Painting Workshop

My next Silk Painting workshop with a couple of spaces is on Saturday 3 August
£40 including home made lunch and Cake ! 
Barbara's Birthday workshop !

Saturday 20 July 2019

Sun Printing workshop

2 spaces left on Sun Printing workshop on Saturday 27 July 

Following dates are  Tuesday 13 August and Saturday 17 August or contact me to arrange a date to suit 

Lamp Shade Workshop

We had a lovely day making the material in the morning, then turning it into  a lamp shade after a home made lunch . Each person leaves with their own unique lamp shade 

Next Lamp Shade Workshops Thursday 8 August and Thursday 29 August 
Small numbers only , please contact me to organise bespoke workshops on dates to suit.  

Monday 15 July 2019

Bovey Tracey Flags

After a busy few days the Bovey Tracey Flags are now up in the Town , just in time for SW in bloom judging tomorrow . They will be up for the Carnival and The Nourish Festival on 31 August 
Thank you to everybody who has helped me to get them fixed and up , I couldn't do it with you community minded people! and Nick with his cherry picker from NTS 

Wednesday 3 July 2019

Exeter Etsy Market

On Saturday 6 July I will be showing my work at the Exeter Etsy Market in the Phoenix 
my Etsy site is called if you want to see what I am selling online. There will be so much more to see in Exeter of course ! 

Sun Printing and Textiles 

Friday 28 June 2019

Update for Sun Printing Dates

Just to alter that 13 July is now allocated to Fixing Flags so is no longer a Sun Printing workshop day , sorry life changes direction occasionally ! 

The next Sun Printing Dates are Thursday 4 July Saturday 27 July , Tuesday 13 August Saturday 17 August and Saturday 24 August 
Sun Printing Umbrells 

Monday 17 June 2019

Bovey Tracey Flags

Having successfully got some funding from the Tracey Almshouse Trust, as well as from The Craft Festival and Sally Morgan Teignbridge Councillor, we are now set to start getting some flags up in Bovey Tracey
Flag fixing workshops will be on Thursday 11 , Friday 12 and Saturday 13 July in the Edgemoor Function room 

If you can come and help sew it would be great to see you there , contact me for more details

Friday 14 June 2019

Next Sun Printing Workshop

The Sun will come back especially for my next Sun Printing workshop on Saturday 22 June on which there are 2 spaces left now.
 Following dates are Thursday 4 July, Saturday 13 July 

Sun Printing stages 

Saturday 8 June 2019

Sun Printed Lamp Shade Workshop

Friday 14 June I have a workshop Sun printing your own piece of material in the morning a home made lunch then making your own lamp shade in the afternoon £60 including lunch 
Materials are extra depending on size either 20 cm or 30 cm lamp shade booking from 
Sun printed lamp shade making workshop 

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Lamp Shades made to Commission

I realised that people may not know that I make Lamp Shades to Commission. There are so many designs possible that you can come and see what lengths of material I have already printed , or even chose a length and make it your self on a lamp shade making course ! 
Please do ask as there are so many possibilities with being Pendant shades or Table shades , Blue and white , Green and Blue 
Contact me to come and visit

Monday 27 May 2019

Inspired by Yarner Wood Exhibition

Inspired by Yarner Wood Exhibition starts on Saturday 1 June 
10 Granite Elements members show a diverse range of work 
Inspired by Yarner Wood

Thursday 23 May 2019

Next Sun Printing Workshops

One space on Saturday 25 May 
Saturday 22 June, Thursday 4 July and Saturday 13 July 
10- 3 £50 including lunch
Sun Printing on paper and textiles 

Sunday 19 May 2019

Arts and Craft Market 24 May

I will be at the next Arts and Craft Market in Totnes Civic Hall on Friday 24 May 10 - 4 
come and see my new Sun printed work with the spring plants 
Bridget Arnold Sun printing and Textiles 

Wednesday 24 April 2019

Art and Craft Market 26 April

I am doing a stall at the New Art and Craft Market in Totnes this Friday 26 April  9 am - 4pm 
with my Sun Printed work come along  and support local artists and craftspeople 

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Next Sun Printing Workshops

The next dates with spaces for Sun Printing are 
Saturday 4 May 
Tuesday 14 May 
Saturday 25 May and Saturday 22 June
£50 including lunch 10 - 3 booking from

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Sun Printed Lamp Shade Making Workshop

First full day sun Printing workshop to make your own material to then go on and make your own hand made lamp shade
£60 to include Lunch and cake Cost for material depends on size 20 cm or 30 cm 
Bookings from

Friday 29 March 2019

Next Sun Printing Dates in May

April workshops are now all fully booked 
Next dates available Tuesday 14 May and Saturday 25 May
£50 to include Home made lunch, 
contact for booking 
2 or more people booking other dates can be arranged as well to suit. 

Friday 15 March 2019

Silk Painting 6 April

The next Silk Painting workshop is Saturday 6 April at my studio in Bovey Tracey
£40 with home made lunch included , extra silk products of your choice available to buy 

Tuesday 5 March 2019

First Sun Printing Workshop for Spring

Come and celebrate the start of Spring with a Sun Printing Workshop on Saturday 30 March 10- 3 £50 including use of equipment, all materials and lunch 

Books now on Etsy

As I made my first sale on Etsy just before Christmas , I thought it was time to venture some more of my work onto my Etsy site which is

So  now there are some of my lovely hand made Coptic bound Sketch books for sale go and see what you think
Queens Anne's Lace Sketch Book

Fern Sketch Book with coptic binding

Sunday 10 February 2019

Next Silk Painting

After a lovely day Silk Painting yesterday the next dates for Silk Painting are 
Saturday 2 March, Saturday 6 April, Saturday 11 May Other dates are also available for booking for groups of 2 or more 

Friday 8 February 2019

Sun Printing Dates

As some Sun Printing workshops are now fully booked I am slowly adding more dates for week day workshops which have been popular 
Tuesday 30 April now added 10 - 3 £50 to include materials, refreshments and home made lunch and cake ! Dates still available Saturday 30 March and Saturday 13 April 

Monday 28 January 2019

New Date Lamp Shade Making

There is another date for the new half day lamp shade making workshop of Saturday 16 February £45 choice of 20 cm or 30 cm Shade Material extra depending on size of Material purchased on the day

Wednesday 23 January 2019

Sun Printing Workshops

I am starting to get bookings for Sun printing Workshops  now with thoughts of warmer longer days coming soon ! 
First few dates are Saturday 30 March , Saturday 13 April and Tuesday 16 April
£50 including all materials and home made lunch and cake , contact me to book 

Monday 14 January 2019

New Workshop Sun Printed Lamp Shades

New for 2019 I am doing Sun Printed Lamp Shade Making workshops at my studio 
First date Saturday 2 February 10- 12.30 £45 to include a drink and cake 
Material is  extra with a choice of 20 cm or 30 cm Lamp Shade Booking through

Friday 4 January 2019

Happy New Year Silk Painting Workshops

My first silk painting workshop for 2019 is on Saturday 12 January  
Come along to get creative with colour on some silk. With a home made lunch and cake included