Friday Faves – Royal Exchange Theatre Shop

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

All sewn up

Sometimes we need to press pause

Inspiring Women

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

Don’t let temporary set backs become permanent excuses

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.

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.

  • 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

  • Selfish Sixties Sewing

    I’ve spent a lot of time sewing for children so it’s about time I updated my own wardrobe with a bit of 60s inspired fashion

  • Etsy Made Local

    A quick recap of my most successful event of 2015 – Etsy Made Local at Leeds City Museum

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