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
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.
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
Work trips result in new inspiration and influences for upcoming sketches and projects from Dublin, Nottingham and Abersoch
My musical motivation at the moment comes from a Lifehouse gig I attended recently.