In the Beginning…

In the Beginning…

At the beginning of the year you try to either have plans in place or plans forming…plans in place would be good. You review what you’ve been doing, making, and selling, have they worked or not? My making decisions are sorted, and some items I used to make...
A bit of bunting!

A bit of bunting!

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve gone back to making some mini and midi bunting, inspired by the beautiful and fun fabrics I have in my stashes. Trying to make it a little different I’ve been mixing with text to complement the patterned flags, so I have...
Home and Vintage

Home and Vintage

Yesterday we were on our travels towards the beautiful Surrey Hills, in the pretty village of Grayswood for the Home and Vintage – Late Summer Fair.  It’s a beautiful collection of stallholders, curated by one of the nicest ladies you could wish to meet.....
The Reopened Shop

The Reopened Shop

At last!  I’ve reopened my Etsy shop!  At present it only has two pouches available, as I have a pop up shop on the local coast at Dalegate Market, Burnham Deepdale from Thursday for a week, but more will be added soon. For details of my pop up and further...
A Little Vintage Fan

A Little Vintage Fan

Living in a house which is over four hundred years old makes you think of times past.  We all see tastes change and at present there is an upsurge in French vintage brocante style, and I’m no different…it’s working it so you can give your twist on...
An Apology…

An Apology…

Over the last while I’ve been trying to get my Etsy shop ready for opening.  My beautifully designed website has had the link for quite sometime, but unfortunately I’ve had problems getting the payment side reinstated…I’m still waiting!...
Let there…

Let there…

….be music! I’m extremely happy to announce I’ll be at FolkEast again this year.  A fantastic folk festival in the beautiful surroundings of Glemham Hall near Woodbridge in Suffolk. Over three days in August, there’s lots to entertain, with...
A Few Days…

A Few Days…

A few days away to recharge…find some special items ready for the oncoming year. We came to the beautiful Hotel Crillon le Brave to spoil ourselves, and unfortunately today is our last full day here…we wend our way back through France tomorrow, and...
It’s all in the detail

It’s all in the detail

You find a piece of fabric you adore, now you have to decide what you can make, to make that one piece special. Special for you and special for your customer – a one of a kind item. Will I make a cushion? Now it’s the placement of the pattern. Is it buttons,...
Faded flowers

Faded flowers

Faded flowers are the inspiration for my newest pouch. This one I made as a present for me, I just couldn’t let it go! It’s medium sized and lined with a French linen. The fabric is very special – it’s a screen-printed small production one, which the original...