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Coorie in this Christmas

New Specials section in the shop With the countdown to Christmas upon us, I’ve included a new specials section in the Roobedo shop, which might inspire you for gifts or be perfect timing for a treat. And there’s a few bargains on the sale page too. What’s so special? Not only is everything handmade here […]

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Reusable packaging and everyday things

Latest evening class starts tonight – I am so excited. I am very much hoping we will all come away having made some beautiful things, but also have a chance to discuss things and share ideas over a cup of tea too.  I am simply scratching the surface on this theme but just thought it […]

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Sewing with Ruth

Evening class 10 weeks (£60) Wednesdays 7-9pm Pitlochry High School Starts Wed 19th Sept till 5th Dec (2 week break over October) Sewing class with Ruth of Roobedo, featuring a selection of bite-size projects which will include making re-useable packaging and everyday things with re-use and recycle in mind. We will use sewing machines and […]

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Beyond the Bothy

Preparations are almost complete for this event. We will be open from 1 – 9th September, 10-4pm, daily (11-4pm Sundays) in the main street, Pitlochry. There will be a selection of prints, original drawings, ceramics, textiles, basketry, clothing accessories, homeware and lots more from myself and a selection of amazing Perthshire Artists and Makers. For more […]

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Roobedo workshops are designed to be fun and carefully structured for beginners as well as established sewers.   The focus is on developing sewing skills and techniques to create constructed textiles, such as bags, purses, skirts, trousers, PJ’s, shirt dresses, duvet dresses, hand warmers and re-useable packaging solutions to name a few! Over the years, Ruth […]

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Beyond the Bothy

POP UP SHOP as part of PERTHSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS 2018 1 – 9 Sept, 23 Atholl Road, Pitlochry. PH16 5BX Daily 10-4pm, except Sundays 11-4pm   One bitterly cold Saturday morning in February, over coffee, five Highland Perthshire artists hatched a plan to form the ‘Beyond the Bothy’ collective – with their first event being […]

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Just making final preparations for CLOTH next weekend 18/19th Aug at Dovecot – very excited to be invited to take part in this new show curated by James Donald of PickOne in my old hometown of Edinburgh! Pop in and say hello if you’re passing – I’ll have organic denim skirts, organic cotton printed tops, cord pocket dresses and lots of Harris tweed […]

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PITLOCHRY ARTWALK 2018, 9-16 June 2018

I have had a great time making new work for this event.  Using old PVC banners, I have made a set of messenger bags and triangle pouches as well as upcycling old tees purchased from thrift shops with screen printed designs.  Designs are derived from my drawings from photographs and hand screen printed here in […]


Sewing workshops Spring/Summer Term 2018

Workshops, day and evening classes popping up all over the place with Roobedo! Join me for an uplifting, upcycling sewing class in one of the following fantastic venues. Sewing classes this Spring with Roobedo Saturday 26th May, Pitlochry ‘Print and sew all day’ 10am – 4pm with Pitlochry & District AEA, 23 Atholl Road in […]

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Make a shirt-dress with Roobedo

Monday evenings 7.30-9.30pm Birnam Arts Centre, Dunkeld 23rd April – 28th May £50 The Climate Cafe in Birnam has asked me to run another class! This time I have designed a 6 week course to take you through the steps to make your very own shirt dress. Learn how to adapt a shirt dress pattern […]

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