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
  • Just Makers by the sea

    Still time to see the Harlow by the Sea exhibition at RHS Harlow Carr which finishes today, here are some of my faves from other designers

  • Favourite flowers

    A few of my favourite flowers from RHS Harlow Carr to inspire some botanical sketches for the latest Fabric8 competiton

  • OHC meets Just Makers

    What happens when two of my favourite stockists collide? An explosion of colour and local Yorkshire design you don’t want to miss.

  • Just make it down to Just Makers

    I don’t think you need an excuse to go to RHS Harlow Carr as it’s a beautiful place, but if you need a bit more motivation then pop along to the Just Makers Exhibition there, where you will also find my designs until the end of Aug

  • Day 100 of 100 Day Project

    Day 100 of #the100day project and I made it to the end! 100 consecutive days of creativity and I’m ready for a bit of a break… today’s print is for all the superstars who have joined in the 100 day journey

  • Day 99 of 100 Day Project

    Day 99 of #the100dayproject means there’s only one day left, so I thought I’d better make something for my son today and printed this cute squirrel on a babygrow for him

  • Day 98 of 100 Day Project

    Day 98 of #the100dayproject involved some aimless sketching in my sketchbook as my husband and I were away for the weekend having a relaxing anniversary break

  • Day 97 of 100 Day Project

    Day 97 of #the100dayproject has motivated to finish Harry’s first birthday invites so I can give them out, now that we’re running out of time

  • Day 96 of 100 Day Project

    Day 96 nears the end of #the100dayproject and that means my son’s first birthday is fast approaching and I need to start thinking about his cake