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Inspirational People And Sharing Stories

It can be a very lonely business running a business of your own with your only company being a very moody toddler so I’ve spent some time finding things that lift me up and support me through the difficult times. Sometimes it feels self-indulgent starting the day with a podcast or a magazine rather than […]

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Meet The Maker – Ruby Cubes

I planned to do one of these Meet The Maker blogs every month and then life got in the way but here is the third of my Meet The Maker blog features all about the lovely Jessica, aka Ruby Cubes, who makes beautiful rope pots and tableware in her home studio in Devon. What made […]

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Fairs, festivals and facing fears

My plan was to blog much more but the start of this year didn’t go as planned with a lot of illness and lots of fear about These Two Hands as it was a really quiet time orders-wise too and I started to doubt myself. So to push myself out of hibernation, I set myself […]

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All I want for Christmas…

..is some time off! That is probably top of my list after these first couple months of finally doing what I’ve always dreamed of doing! It has been exciting and terrifying, exhausting and exhilarating! The first month was very slow but then in the last few weeks, some orders started to come in and I […]

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Meet The Maker – Charlie Brandon-King

In the second in my series of Meet The Maker blogs, I chatted to my good friend and super-talented illustrator and designer, Charlie Brandon-King about what inspires her, what her favourite materials are and what she would have been in another life. How did you discover your passion for illustration and design? I’ve always been […]

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Meet The Maker – Wendy Calder Ceramics

In the first of my series of Meet The Maker blogs, I chatted to the fantastically talented and lovely ceramicist Wendy Calder (who happens to live just around the corner from me) about what inspires her, what her favourite techniques are and what she would have been in another life. How did you discover your […]

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These Two Hands Market

The These Two Hands Community so far

One of the best bits about finally being brave enough to take the risk and have a go at doing what I love has been the amazingly talented, creative and lovely people I have met through setting up These Two Hands. And another is finally having a way to share the stories of the brilliant […]

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