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.
Bags of love for fabric but not the price
I can’t contain my excitement at finding a UK fabric printer that seems to be good quality, but once again very expensive, will I ever find what I’m looking for?
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
My venture into territories new with my overlocker to make some clothes for my one year old son out of my own designed fabric
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
My new range of Pop T’art illustrations has arrived, with more to follow soon…