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!

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

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    Good morning all, the sun is shining and the birds are tweeting so that must mean one thing… time to venture up to Wimbledon common for a picnic. It always makes me smile on days like this, so my ‘get well card’ for today is hopefully going to raise some smiles and money for Macmillan… Read more »

  • Folksy Friday – spring

    My item on day 9 is a ‘good luck’ card, as I thought I was going to need it with a difficult challenge at work, and I think it worked – well at least I’m closer to the answer!  The luck with the weather certainly changed and is hopefully the start of spring. Can you… Read more »

  • Folksy Listings – Day 8

    I love my job but it can be very stressful sometimes… and today was one of those days so I’m glad I posted my ‘new arrival card’ before I got to work! I have no idea how I am going to find another 22 items in the next 22 days?? M fellow Folksters are keeping… Read more »

  • Folksy Listings – Day 7

    I decided to put my Dan’s Party card on today, just to remind my boyfriend (the real DJ Dan) how much I appreciate him, and how much he inspires me 🙂 I really struggled to narrow down to my top 3 today – it gets harder as the days go on… I’m hoping to list… Read more »

  • Baby Card – Preview for Alice

    This is a quick card following a request from Alice on Folksy for a baby boy card – a colour change on a standard card from my Anonymity range… but more bespoke options are available on request! Off to work now, I’ll be back later xx

  • Folksy Listings – Day 6

    I managed to post my 6th day listing on my lunchbreak, a new home card featuring Dot… this is one of my favourite cards from my bessie range! I’m shattered after only 1 day back at work so this is going to be short and sweet – here are my fave 3 entries for today… Read more »

  • First sale on Folksy!

    Yay! I am so relieved and excited to have had my first sale on Folksy (apart from the first one to my boyfriend to check what the process would be) and what better occasion than for an 18th wedding anniversary 🙂  and I have just had a request for a bespoke baby card so that’s… Read more »

  • Folksy Listings – Day 5

    How can it be nearly Tuesday and back to work already? I love my job, but still have the ‘Sunday night blues’ at the thought of getting up early and battling with the London rush hour!! I’ve been feeling a bit fed up today, as my toe still hurts, I don’t seem to be getting… Read more »

  • Folksy Listings – Day 4

    Well 4 days down, 26 to go! I thought I’d add another anonymity card to Folsky today, a new family member card – inspired by a washing line I walked past full of baby clothes blowing in the wind 🙂 And here are my top 3 others from fellow Folksy folk… Dizzy Izzy – Handmade… Read more »