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!

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

Latest
  • 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.

  • Botanical sketches

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

  • Handsome Harry

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

  • 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

  • Happy Birthday Harry

    Happy 1st Birthday to my gorgeous cheeky, bright and bubbly boy

  • Not-so-sunny 1st birthday celebrations

    My son’s 1st Birthday Party wasn’t very sunny but it had lots of handmade touches including his cake and outfit