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How to chill out in the holidays.....

For over a year we have been planning to do a major refurbishment of The Workshop.  We need more space to store our fabrics, more space to display our stock and a better organised area to work in.  Following discussion with our very obliging landlord, it was agreed that the best plan was for him to clear his "junk" out of the attic and let us take over that space.

It took a while, but we finally got the attic cleared in November and then got the whole roof lagged and boarded with lights and sockets installed.  Early in December we had a carpenter come in and build us a bespoke workbench/storage unit.

Things then had to hang fire a bit while we got ready for Christmas, but after a lovely few days with family and friends it was back to work.
At this stage, we have not got heating installed in the attic, and I forgot to take out the spare electric heater from home.   Thursday was a seriously cold day.... -5°C, grey and damp - the kind of cold that gets right through you.   And of …