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

Magical Lantern Festival

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

Spanish sketching

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

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

  • 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

  • Wrap it, wear it, beat it

    Some more sewing for the Wrap Pyjama Fairies, and a red showcase inspired by the British Heart Foundation #WearItBeatIt campaign today

  • It’s a wrap

    My first foray into making PJs for children in hospital as part of my sewing for the fab charity Wrap Pyjama Fairies

  • Wrap Pyjama Fairy

    I’m always looking for charities to support with my sewing, so when I found Wrap Pyjama Fairies I knew I had to get the sewing machine out to sew hospital gowns/PJs for children