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.
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
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
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