Lesley Watt

Lesley Watt started making jewellery in 2009 with a handful of hobby store beads but quickly discovered art beads and became completely smitten. Taking courses in metal clay, metal smithing, enamelling and etching she began making her own components in 2011 and has never looked back. Always looking to try new things she has branched out into ceramics, bead embroidery, mixed media and textiles.

May COM/Design Challenge winners

Many thanks to everyone who threw their names in the hat for this months design challenge and giveaway. I'm now delighted to announce that the three winners of my ceramic pendants are: Melissa Trudinger Linda Newnham Jess Green  Congratulations ladies…
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May Component of the Month Design Challenge and Giveaway

So here we are again... time to launch another design challenge and a giveaway to go along with it. I'm in the chair for the May challenge and I've created these lovely heavily textured ceramic pendants. The design comes from…
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One Year of stitches – Three Months in

It hardly seems possible that we're already three months into the year and that I'm three months into the stitching project I told you about at the beginning of January...But it is and I thought it was maybe time to…
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Book Review – Creative Strength Training

In recent months I have been attempting to extend my creative reach by working on more mixed media projects with a particular emphasis on textiles and fibre. This is a very new field to me and I quickly discovered that…
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