Girls don’t have to wear pink

Girls don’t have to wear pink and boys don’t have to wear dull…

Every design has a story…

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

Made by Jack’s Mum… drawn by Accidental Vix

A collaboration between myself and local pattern designer Sarah of Made by Jack’s Mum to make the sewing world a happy place

That time of year again…

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.

Winter Sale

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

Lucky Little Lucy

Introducing the newest Accidental Vix model, and thanking a few sewing friends along the way.

Easy Easter Activities

We used some family time to be creative with our Easter presents this year… pet rock rabbits and chocolate eggs of course!

Fab furniture on a budget

When our studio was finally finished, the first thing to go up was our custom shelving, designed by me and made by hubby old scaffolding boards

Leeds Corn Exchange – Live Sketch

A quick recap of pushing myself out of my comfort zone for a live sketching session at Leeds Corn Exchange for The Great Yorkshire Shop

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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!

  • Rainbows of remembrance

    Rainbows of remembrance for my dziadek (grandad)

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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