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Why is your business called Happy Hares of Glastonbury?

Why is your business called Happy Hares of Glastonbury?

A question I get asked a lot is why is your business called Happy Hares of Glastonbury? A bit of a long story but here goes! I have always been enchanted by Hares and my home is full of paintings and sculptures of hares. I love the myths that surround them. The symbol...

Creating with felt

Creating with felt

I vividly remember making a felt toy dog, as a child, at school and how proud I was to take it home and present it to my Mum. Amazingly somewhere in the attic that same dog still exists! I always associated felt with school and actually it is a great fabric for...

Creating a new doll

Creating a new doll

Each doll is new and unique because whilst I may use a basic pattern, each doll is customised to be just that little bit different! A starting point is thinking about the type of doll, so for example will they be a witch or an angel or a cat or a hare? Then I choose...