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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

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Magical Lantern Festival

Some creative inspiration despite the -1Âșc temperature at the Magic Lantern Festival, Leeds

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Spanish sketching

A recent holiday was the start of me trying to get back into sketching, and feeling very rusty

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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

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Handmade Christmas

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

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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

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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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H for Harry

Seeing the world differently is something I encourage my son to do, and him spotting these ‘H for Harry’ features on our walk yesterday inspired me to continue with my alphabet illustrations

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Happy Yorkshire Day

Yorkshire day seemed the perfect day for my Leeds illustration postcards to arrive, followed by good news of a Leeds event I’ve been accepted for in December

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Teepee time

After a long week it’s time to enjoy some chilled time with my family and enjoying some time in Harry’s room with new teepee and decoration

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    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

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    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

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    Playful PJs

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

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    Izabela Peters fabric

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

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    Pop t’arts

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

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    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.

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    Botanical sketches

    The start of my journey to create a fabric design for the Fabric8 contest, with a ‘botanical sketches’ theme

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    Handsome Harry

    A few cute photos of my son modelling my makes to brighten up a Monday

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    Yorkshire is our Wonderland

    The new ‘Yorkshire in Wonderland’ themed exhibition is now on at Just Makers, RHS Harlow Carr and I’m pleased to be alongside lots of great designers and makers