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2017 Secret Valentine Exchange

I never need an excuse to send pretty post but when I saw the Secret Valentine Exchange on Instagram on the day it closed for entries I knew I had to sign up

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Magical Lantern Festival

Some creative inspiration despite the -1Âșc temperature at the Magic Lantern Festival, Leeds

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Spanish sketching

A recent holiday was the start of me trying to get back into sketching, and feeling very rusty

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Tuesday Talent – Sean Mort

Time to get back to showcase some of my favourite indie designers/makers for the first Tuesday Talent of the year with Sean Mort Print Shop

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Handmade Christmas

With too much political turmoil hanging over 2016 I decided to start the year reflecting on our handmade Christmas instead

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Creative escapism

October wasn’t a good month for me but in tough times I turn to my sketchbook and creativity to escape so at least I have some sketches to share

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Etsy Made Local Talent – Part 1

I’m pleased to be a part of Team Leeds Etsy Made Local at Leeds City Museum on 3 Dec and wanted to share some of my fellow, talented designers and makers – not to be missed!

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H for Harry

Seeing the world differently is something I encourage my son to do, and him spotting these ‘H for Harry’ features on our walk yesterday inspired me to continue with my alphabet illustrations

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Happy Yorkshire Day

Yorkshire day seemed the perfect day for my Leeds illustration postcards to arrive, followed by good news of a Leeds event I’ve been accepted for in December

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Teepee time

After a long week it’s time to enjoy some chilled time with my family and enjoying some time in Harry’s room with new teepee and decoration

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    Teepee time

    After a long week it’s time to enjoy some chilled time with my family and enjoying some time in Harry’s room with new teepee and decoration

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    Musical Monday

    A friend composed some music to cheer me up, and in the current climate I think it’s important to keep sharing and caring for each other

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    The Great Yorkshire Shop

    In the rush of the last few months I forgot to share one of my new retailers, so thought it was about time to share The Great Yorkshire Shop, in Leeds Corn Exchange

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    Random Act of Kindness

    I don’t agree with the vote for the UK to leave Europe but I don’t want to see any more fractures around me, so here’s my random act of kindness and a chance for you and a friend to receive a free item from my Etsy shop

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    Fairy of the Year

    I have been voted Fairy of the Year for the amazing charity Wrap Pyjama Fairies!

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    Rainbows of remembrance

    Rainbows of remembrance for my dziadek (grandad)

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    Home sewn hoodie

    With very little sewing time at the moment I have to make the most of it, and decided to make some of my own hoodie dresses for comfortable style

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    Little Logo

    I’ve been having fun quietly working away on a new logo for a fellow children’s clothing sewist and had plenty to work with

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    Set your style

    It’s safe to say Bowie pioneered his own ever evolving style, and it’s time to update and sew my own wardrobe to suit me, my personality and my figure… let the journey begin