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

Handmade Christmas

With too much political turmoil hanging over 2016 I decided to start the year reflecting on our handmade Christmas instead

Creative escapism

October wasn’t a good month for me but in tough times I turn to my sketchbook and creativity to escape so at least I have some sketches to share

Etsy Made Local Talent – Part 1

I’m pleased to be a part of Team Leeds Etsy Made Local at Leeds City Museum on 3 Dec and wanted to share some of my fellow, talented designers and makers – not to be missed!

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  • Sunshine on a rainy day

    A very soggy trip to Leeds today, lucky Harry was dry in his pram in his ‘sunshine on a rainy day’ top that I made him.

  • Happy in Harrogate

    A rare day of being a tourist locally in Harrogate at the WI Centennial Fair and Just Makers at RHS Harlow Carr

  • Grand old Town of Leeds

    This weekend is the perfect opportunity to pop to the Grand Arcade in Leeds to buy my illustrations whilst checking out the 4 day Heritage Open Day events.

  • Boundless energy for sewing

    I ventured into the world of dressmaking after buying my first pattern for myself to make a maxi dress when I’d fallen in love with some new fabrics and my overlocker

  • Tiny tops

    My venture into territories new with my overlocker to make some clothes for my one year old son out of my own designed fabric

  • Playful PJs

    I won the battle with my overlocker and managed to sew my son some computer game inspired pyjamas

  • Izabela Peters fabric

    Exciting farm themed fabric post today from Izabela Peters, I just need to decide what to sew with it now

  • Pop t’arts

    My new range of Pop T’art illustrations has arrived, with more to follow soon…

  • Botanical Fabric

    I’d love your feedback on which colourway is your favourite so I can choose the final design to enter into the Fabric8 contest.