Once upon a time a budding artist and crafter decided to teach some sunny little art courses to other people also interested in creating stuff. After a few happy months of playing with ideas, ...
Once upon a time a budding artist and crafter decided to teach some sunny little art courses to other people also interested in creating stuff. After a few happy months of playing with ideas, creating works, crafting, studying, printmaking and generally making a good old mess, in 2003, Magenta Sky was born, and that budding artist was Susan Yeates.
You've heard of blue sky thinking? Well, here we believe in 'Magenta Sky Thinking.' Think creatively, always look to learn new things and make, make make!
We just love making ‘stuff’ and have expanded from teaching just art and printmaking to other techniques such as sewing, crochet and other creative projects! Sharing our knowledge, ideas and motivating others to be creative is what we are all about!
We gain inspiration from a huge variety of sources… the world at large, fabric shops, exhibitions, car boot sales, photographs, other artists, magazines, books, people and places. Sometimes even a word or phrase will provide inspiration for a sewing project to make, a print to produce or even a workshop to teach!
We have loads of creative stuff available on our website www.magenta-sky.com. This includes a blog, free downloads, video tutorials, images, courses, patterns and much much more!
Love crochet? Love this crochet pattern! These classy cotton cushions are a fabulous addition to any home.
Based upon the traditional granny square, these two crochet cushions play with the basic design to create some soft, yet colourful cushions. One cushion is made from 9 separate blocks and the other is one giant square that builds from the centre outwards...
The cushions have been designed in mainly red and white cotton DK yarn but of course you can change the colours to suit your room or tastes.