After a hot sweaty trip to Manchester in the heatwave this week I found some great inspiration, and fantastic new designers creators and makers to follow at The Royal Exchange and Curated Makers at Paperchase
International Women’s Day offers a chance to share role models with my children that have shaped our society, and with compassion and determination made a difference
2018, like most years had setbacks and challenges, both professionally and personally, as I’m sure 2019 will too, but it’s time to get back up and keep pushing forward in the New Year, whatever is thrown at us.
After months of hard work, blood, sweat and many tears I can finally reveal my rebranding and relaunch my Etsy shops, I will go through my brand values over the coming months but I’d like to start with a font that has a lot of meaning to me. Thank you Beth Ellen! x
A collaboration between myself and local pattern designer Sarah of Made by Jack’s Mum to make the sewing world a happy place
Entering 2018 as a family of four will see undoubtedly seem more laughter, tears and love, but hopefully there will be more creative time, sketching and sewing too.
As a thank you for your support I am offering 10% off my Etsy shop this week, and 50% of all sales will be going to Refugee START
Introducing the newest Accidental Vix model, and thanking a few sewing friends along the way.
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
Fairy of the Year
I have been voted Fairy of the Year for the amazing charity Wrap Pyjama Fairies!