Teenager was off with Meg for her birthday on Saturday so we hit Bristol and the Soma Gallery in Clifton to learn to make funky tape measure rosettes
with Harriet and Rosie from Tatty Devine. Needless to say I was beside myself with excitement.
Although I was a bit less dexterous at making the rosette than I would have liked I seemed to muddle through and produce something more or less ok! Mr M made one too and his was perfect of course..
Soma Gallery is really cool. We got free Earl Grey and Lemon Drizzle cake while we waited for the session before us to finish so we got a good chance for a mooch around. Obviously I had to pick up a copy of the ladies new book How to Make Jewellery with Tatty Devine and get it signed – not cool I know but who cares!
Mr M liked the posters by Andy Smith especially this one…
Right opposite Soma was the Clifton Arcade
complete with Gorilla which is jam-packed with great shops including a lovely yarn shop, a vintage and vintage homeware shop and a really lovely crafty shop called I love Crafty which had handmade things from lots of local artists and craftspeople. We also had the most fantastic tea and cake
in the Lahloo Pantry round the corner and brought home some very lovely Chai mix to boot.