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.
We used some family time to be creative with our Easter presents this year… pet rock rabbits and chocolate eggs of course!
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
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
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
Some creative inspiration despite the -1ºc temperature at the Magic Lantern Festival, Leeds
A recent holiday was the start of me trying to get back into sketching, and feeling very rusty
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
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
Happy New Year
Happy New Year, let’s hope 2016 is a creative and healthy one… here are my aims and wishes for the year ahead
One thing I love about Christmas is re-discovering the tree decorations that I’ve made over the years and that have happy memories attached to them, especially this Boba Fett decoration for my husband
Boxing Day plans have been cancelled due to flooding but that gives me a bit of time to catch up on blogs, hope everyone has had a good Christmas
Sleep my love
As my thoughts are with those who never made it home I think back to my Sketchbook Project 2013
Ohh Deer, more ice-cream
Please help me decide which ice-cream composition to enter into the Ohh Deer Pillow Fight Round IV competition.
I would love your suggestions on song lyrics on the subject of ‘hope and recovery’ for a postcard to raise money for Rethink Mental Illness.
Upcycling and Prototyping
Cutting up my hubby’s old t-shirts was a good excuse to try sewing some new patterns for my son