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#Blogboost 4 – Luulla

I have been selling on Folksy now for 2 years and there are things I love, the main being that it is UK based, and things that I am falling out of love with but I will continue to stock my shop as I believe in supporting British handmade and independent businesses. However, I decided… Read more »

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#Blogboost 2 – Musical inspiration

Now we’ve returned back to London it’s time to get into a routine and back to being creative as much to distract from the pain as the fact that I can’t sit and do nothing. I had my first physio session of the year this morning, which wasn’t as bad as I was expecting and… Read more »

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#Blogboost 1 – Happy new year

Let’s start with Happy New Year!┬áNew year, new aspirations and new challenges lie ahead so here’s my first adventure (notice it’s not a ‘resolution’) to write the equivalent of one blog each day in January inspired by a tweet about #blogboost from Creativesque. Admittedly I’ve missed the first 2 days so will have to catch… Read more »

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Get well soon fabric…

Well I’ve been out of hospital a week now, and am on the slow road to recovery despite the pain. I won’t bore you with the trials and tribulations of my operation, complications in recovery and return home but I’m feeling a little sorry for myself. I’ve tried creative distraction techniques to forget the pain,… Read more »

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Happy orchid

Life is definitely a challenge at the moment, so it is good to wake up and open the blinds to see my happy orchid looking back at me. Why is it so rewarding when you can actually manage to keep a plant alive? If it wasn’t for my mother-in-law’s words of wisdom my orchids would… Read more »

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Perfect Post

I love receiving post, especially when it is fabric related but even better when it is something I am least expecting. After a long start to the week yesterday it was lovely surprise to come home to 2 parcels waiting on our doorstep, both of which were a surprise but only because I had forgotten… Read more »

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Handmade Haworth

I love going ‘home’ to the rolling Yorkshire hills, fresh air and friendly locals but my trips home are even better when they include visiting craft fairs and meeting fellow Folksy peeps. Hence, this weekend being a good one. I happened to be at home only a mile from Haworth when I heard that handmade… Read more »

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REMembering good times

Any REM fan will know what I’m talking about! Although gutted to learn on 21 Sept 2011 that my favourite band are splitting up I am not surprised. REM have been a huge influence in my life, especially my art since I remember and although I am sad there will be no more gigs and… Read more »