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Sunday Showcase – petite printing

Happy Mother’s Day! There’s nothing like a baby to give you motivation as a designer and my little boy is not only the perfect inspiration but mummy’s fave model and promoter as well. I think I have had more sales since Harry was born than in the whole 2 years previous as it’s a perfect way to… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Local landmarks

I haven’t written for a few months and all of a sudden I’ve found a new motivation from somewhere, I think it must be having a gorgeous new baby to coo at. However, with a beautiful little boy to take up most of my time my posts are going to be short and sweet and… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Caring Customers

I decided that after Country Living in in Nov/Dec I would reward myself with a month off, and a well deserved break it was, but I am now itching to get back to sewing and sketching, spurred on by some lovely customers sharing some Accidental Vix goodies in their new homes, so I’d just like… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Stock take

It has been too long since I did a Sunday Showcase but I’ve been absolutely flat out making stock for the Country Living Christmas Fair in Harrogate which starts on 28th November! I’m in a bit of panic mode as this is my first big fair and it has come at a time when I’ve… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Scandinavian Sketches

A quick one this evening as we’ve just come back from an amazing week cruising down the Norwegian Fjords, but thought I’d better share a few sketches as I haven’t done a Sunday Showcase in a while. These are a few pages from my sketchbook that were filled whilst we were away, and my fave… Read more »

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Sunday showcase – tooth fairy pillows

After a lovely day at Heart and Craft in Headingley yesterday and one I consider to be a success for many reasons, not just sales, left me in a happy mood when leaving yesterday. So, I thought I’d share some happy faces on my first batch of tooth fairy pillows ready to wing their way to… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – krafting

Well that time of the week has approached, and I wonder how Sunday eve is nearly upon us again. Time flies when you’re having fun, and as it was my birthday last week I took a few days off to spend some time with my hubby, see Counting Crows (amazing gig on my birthday, I… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase (on a Monday!) – Screenprinting

Ok, so I know it’s Monday but it’s been a busy weekend and with the continual battle with my diabetes I needed a day off yesterday so here’s a delayed Sunday Showcase. It’s a busy time for me at the moment getting stock ready for a new shop opening in Harrogate in June so I’ve… Read more »

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Sunday Showcase – Patterns

Well the MOYO competition date has come and gone (but there’s still time to read it) and I was mad enough to enter! Above are my 3 entries for my first ever surface pattern design series. I was definitely like a fish out of water with this one, and apart from deliberating non-stop over colour,… Read more »