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Country Living Christmas Fair 2015

Country Living Christmas Fair 2015

Lottie Day Country Living

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.

Country Living Christmas Fair 

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

Handmade Napkins Shopping Tote Bag Lemon

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

This year I'm going to be taking part in The Handmade Fair, created by TV craft queen Kirstie Allsopp. The fair is being held at Hampton Court in Surrey from 18-20 September.
From what I can tell, it's going to be a mini-Glastonbury for people who like to craft!
I'm going to have my own stall in the shopping village.
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Lobster and Lemon Shopper

Lobster and Lemon Canvas Shopping Bag

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.

Lobster and Lemon Canvas Shopping Bag  

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!

- Transcript -

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,...