All sewn up

Sometimes we need to press pause

Inspiring Women

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

Don’t let temporary set backs become permanent excuses

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.

Girls don’t have to wear pink

Girls don’t have to wear pink and boys don’t have to wear dull…

Every design has a story…

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

Made by Jack’s Mum… drawn by Accidental Vix

A collaboration between myself and local pattern designer Sarah of Made by Jack’s Mum to make the sewing world a happy place

That time of year again…

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.

Winter Sale

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

Lucky Little Lucy

Introducing the newest Accidental Vix model, and thanking a few sewing friends along the way.

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!

Latest
  • 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.