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,...
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...
My emails and website have been buzzing ever since the magazine hit the shelves. Thank you so much to everyone who's been in touch and ordered a bag!
I'm really looking forward to taking part in the Country Living Christmas Fair this year, if anyone fancies attending, let me know as I have some free tickets to give away.
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,...