Friday Faves – Royal Exchange Theatre Shop

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

All sewn up

Sometimes we need to press pause

Inspiring Women

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

Don’t let temporary set backs become permanent excuses

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.

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.

  • 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

  • Day 95 of 100 Day Project

    Day 95 of #the100dayproject and edging ever closer to the finish line with a few hand-numbering doodles in my sketchbook

  • Day 94 of 100 Day Project

    Day 94 of #the100dayproject is also my wedding anniversary, so today’s offering is for my amazing husband, who I would be lost without

  • Day 93 of 100 Day Project

    Day 93 of #the100dayproject finally sees my illustration of the Cavendish Pavilion at Bolton Abbbey complete, printed and ready to go, and soon to be in my Etsy shop.

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