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Country Living Christmas Fair 2015
I've just returned from my first year exhibiting as part of the Country Living Christmas Fair at the Business Design Centre in Islington.
This year I have taken part in BCTF, The Royal Norfolk Show and The Handmade Fair but this is the definitely the biggest consumer show I've been a part of.
I had been printing like mad for weeks in advance, you really never know how much stock you’re...
Kirstie Allsopp presents The Handmade Fair
I've just about recovered from a brilliant weekend at The Handmade Fair.
The event was presented by TV craft empress Kirstie Allsopp and sponsored by Mollie Makes.
It was a dream weekend for anyone who loves cutting, sticking, stitching, knitting, pearling, up-cycling, hoarding fabric and generally making a beautiful mess.
You could indulge your crafty urges in any way you liked,...
Kirstie Allsopp's Handmade Fair
Lobster and Lemon Shopper
On a recent trip to Italy I was lucky enough to meet up with photographer Roger Shafi, who kindly took some photos of my Lobster and Lemon Shopper in the beautiful grounds of a prosecco vineyard.
The vineyard had recently stopped producing prosecco (but don't worry, we managed to source some from nearby!) so it was pretty much abandoned, apart from an...
Designer Insights with Terry's Fabrics
Thanks so much to the brilliant Terry's Fabrics for featuring me on their website. It was a really enjoyable interview with some great questions that made me think about my own design process!
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1) In your own words describe your unique style and creative aesthetic?
I grew up in a small village in Norfolk, so the beauty of the Norfolk countryside has always inspired my work. Having never studied in illustration, my style has developed through discovery.
2) When starting a new project,...