I've just about recovered from a brilliant weekend at The Handmade Fair.
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,...
Designing and making your own products by hand is a really rewarding way to work, it's great to follow the design process from sketchbook to workshop. Working this way also means that I'm able to customise and personalise my products to suit the tastes of my customers.
I mix my own colours for screen-printing, so when customers are re-decorating and re-designing their home, I'm able to colour-match my paint to fit their new design. In the past I've made personalised designs of lampshades, cushions,
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,...
Thanks so much to the Norwich Evening News for having me as a guest columnist.
You can read my article here.
As a local girl, the Royal Norfolk Show has always been massive event. It's difficult to describe to people from outside of the county what a big deal it is, imagine Glastonbury with cows, sheep and tractors instead of rock bands. As kids we even used to get a day off school to attend!
So it was really...