Thursday, 7 May 2009

Rhubarb!

What do you do when a friend drops off a bag of rhubarb fresh from her garden...

Make Rhubarb and Ginger Jam! (inspired by Mags) It's not the prettiest colour jam (I won't share with you what one of my lovely boys likened it to this morning) but it tastes wonderful!

And lest you think this is fast becoming a food blog I will share some rather stunning experimental embroidery on Lutradur... not made by me I hasten to add but by a couple of my City and Guilds students.

From Sheila, a gorgeous vessel inspired by seaweed.

And the most stunning waterlily and journal cover from Linda... inspired by Monet of course!

20 comments:

  1. First back at you! Loving the Monet-alike!

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  2. Oh I love that journal. So Monet-ish but individual too. Thanks for entering my blog giveaway Gina x

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  3. Hi Gina, I think rhubarb is a very close second only to damson jam, but home-made is always the best !!

    I think the seaweed vessel is gorgeous - what clever students you have. Wish I lived nearer so I could take your classes!! Carolyn

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  4. i have tons of rhubarb - so much i dont know what to do with it all - i may try that jam it sounds lovely!
    i love the journal - absolutely beautiful.

    is there some sort of competition going on with you and Trashy???

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  5. Rhubarb and Ginger jam - yum - reminds me of my childhood. Both my Mum and Gran used to make it. I just love those Lutrador pieces made by your students. You must be very proud of them.

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  6. I made rubarb and ginger crumble the other day. Deeeelish!... I really do like your writing! x

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  7. Stunning Lutradur pieces!

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  8. What a wonderful vessel your student has made. I used to make jam when my children were younger but now I just make pickle.

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  9. Yum yum! And clever students too.

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  10. Wot no crumble?!!!!

    Now tell me about lutrador..I have at last got some but don't know how to use it. That piece is gorgeous.

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  11. I love the Lutradur pieces - I have not had a play with any yet but Angela kindly gave me a piece to try out. Now I am feeling inspired to have a go!!!

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  12. Ooh I just love Rhubarb jam!

    Gorgeous work from your students - I love the vessel.

    xxx

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  13. The jam sounds fab! Big sister Ally made some rhubarb and ginger jam as part of her swap present at the bloggy picnic and having sampled some for breakfast I know how delish it was! Your students' work is amazing! Lucy x

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  14. Oooh the jam sounds yummy and looks lovely too all jarred-up. The embroideries are gorgeous - love the monet waterlilies journal.

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  15. Nicely presented Rhubarb Jam, Gina! I love both pieces by your students.

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  16. Hi Gina. Thanks so much for the comment, I think I am getting there in terms of realising I do have to make some small things but I am certain the dolls will remain special.

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  17. As happens so many times I've peeped at your rhubarby tastiness a couple of times already - then Muuummmmeeee! All I can say (finally!) is YUM. Rhubarb jam. My mouth is watering.

    That Monet-inspired work is beautiful

    xxx

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  18. Rhubarb crumble and custard is the way forward. Or just custard if you are not sure about the rhubarb.

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