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.
I’d love your feedback on which colourway is your favourite so I can choose the final design to enter into the Fabric8 contest.
The start of my journey to create a fabric design for the Fabric8 contest, with a ‘botanical sketches’ theme
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
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
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.