The Prizes

These are the AMAZING prizes that have been donated by artists and makers.

A Personalised charm necklace from Amy Elson of  
Chambers and Beau

A handmade clutch bag from Hen of Hen House


A handmade, embroidered needle case from Viv Sliwka of  

Handmade brooch of your choice from Annie Montgomerie Dolls

Biddy doll kit from  Mama Bea Makes

Little 'Violet' - mohair lavender bunny from The Vintage Magpie

Handmade Liberty Bear from Bubs Bears

An original London Cushion from Jane Foster

A Panda cushion from Jane Foster

An original Panda print from Jane Foster

 A doll kit from Jane Foster

2 original design toy cats from Jane Foster

An original design rabbit from Jane Foster

A3 mixed media print Red Shoes Blue Shoes. Signed print 1 of 20 from Amanda Banham

Original photo 16" x 12" signed by photographer Roger Dean of Esoteric London

A year's subscription to Vintage Explorer magazine 

An original hand embroidered, mixed media, hoop from Teresa Dunne

A bespoke, hand embroidered cushion from Sarah Hardaker

A personalised handmade giant chocolate chip cookie cake from Amelies House

A hand woven wrap from Sally Alsford

A hand knitted shoulder bag from Sally Alsford

A set of stationery from Pearl Lowe's Vintage Home

An original piece of work 'Washing Line Cottage' by Kirsty Elson

A handmade wool cushion featuring driftwood boat from Mandy James

 A bespoke 'Forever Flower' crochet garland from Emma Lamb

An original painting (10" x 10") on canvas by artist Rachel Glibbery


Vintage blanket lavender friends from Sarah Moore

A Mrs Monkey tray from Granny Chic guru Dottie Angel

 A set of notebooks from the lovely Tif aka Dottie Angel

An original painting 'Shed 21'  250mm x 290mm, oil on board in black and gilt frame by Sarah Wimperis

Hand made fudge bars made with fresh cream and dipped in 40% Valrhona milk chocolate and decorated with Valrhona Ivoire chocolate by artisan chocolatier Jessica Schofield of Gorvett and Stone

Beware of Children print - limited edition of 50, signed and numbered by Michelle Thompson

5 handmade knitting needle bangles from  Eirlys Penn of  Scrapiana

A vintage mending kit (including darning mushroom, mending threads etc) along with a copy of Mend it Better from Eirlys Penn of Scrapiana

Hand painted personalised VW card from Kate Creates

Hand made Edwin the owl from Chloe Owens

Handmade Babbit from Pipany

Handmade fabric embroidered shoulder bag from Niki at Nostalgia

Handmade Remembrance cushion from Helen Bottrill of Kindred Rose

A bespoke tea cup pincushion with fabric of your choice from  Laura Cope of Sew Mice

A hand made ceramic clock from Bev Jennings Ceramics

50 Assorted greetings cards from  Carolines Cards

Handmade button necklace from  Caroline Pass of Buttons and Bits

 Original limited edition woodcut on Japanese paper ‘Winter Walk: Hare’ (19/50) in natural ash wood frame 20cm x 20cm. By Celia Hart

2 Handmade cushions of your choice from Little Sally Waters

Handmade bird's nest brooch from Tracey Benton of Atelier Contemporary Craft Gallery

Handmade needle felted moon gazing hare by Tracey Benton of 
Atelier Contemporary Craft Gallery

2 Original pictures (25cm x 18cm) of vintage fabric cut flowers in bowls by Nicky Grace

A copy of her new book, The Handmade Home, signed by Cherry Menlove

2 ribbon corsages from Clare Powell of Daisy Darling

A bespoke skirt from one of the Queen's of Granny Chic, Rachelle Blondel of Ted and Agnes

Painting -'An Angel for Gretel' - box canvas 5" x 5" 
by Joy Williams 

4 Handmade original print purses from Jackelien Van der Sleen

A Handmade cushion in 1950's vintage children's fabric by Anna Houghton

Acrylic and fabric canvas 30cm x 24cm titled 'Moving On' 

A customised vintage bear from Elaine at Ted and Bunny

A hand knitted elephant from Julie of Little Cotton Rabbits

A mixed media textile picture by Jayne Ward - Cups, jugs and sugar basin - unframed - measuring 50cm x 31.5cm

A shadow box titled 'Sow and Grow' by Michele Chivers 
of Cowboys and Custard

A print of a drawing by Rima Staines - 'The Concertina Eggcup Song, framed in a beautiful handmade reclaimed rustic wood frame.
Plus a complete set of seventeen different greetings cards with paintings by Rima Of The Hermitage

When you buy a ticket or tickets you will be entered into the general draw to win one of the prizes above. 

In addition to these prizes, anyone spending £10 or over on tickets will be entered into a special draw to win a week's holiday in a holiday cottage in Dunwich, Suffolk. 

Please see blog post here.


  1. What an excellent idea. I will definitely buy some tickets!
    I want ALL the prizes!

  2. Wow, what an array of goodies up for grabs.......well done girls on getting this raffle organised and to the artists for donating the prizes. It's been so heartwarming to see everyone pull together to help Gretel.......

    Just wondering what the date for the draw is.......must've missed it!

    Claire :}

  3. Fantastic, a really heart-warming gesture. Wish you all the best with this. Sharing with my home-made craft loving buddies.


  4. what an amazing array of handmade goodies, it's such a wonderful idea and I'm sure it will raise a lot of money...I will share the news x

  5. What a fantastic idea and a fabulous opportunity to give support and maybe win something beautiful!!

  6. Wow, I have never seen so many beautiful things on one web page before!

    Off to buy tickets right now...

  7. I want to donate. Can I still offer an item to be auctioned?

  8. Wow 1 I shall buy some tickets too x

  9. Definitely buying tickets, what a wonderful reason for a raffle, to help a friend.

    Sue xx

  10. having read the story behind this I can't NOT buy any tickets - warm wishes to Gretel - and I LOVE your felt animals - going to look at your website now xx

  11. I sent an email a while ago with my donations - is it too late to add them?
    All the best,