Monday, 17 March 2014

Catch up!

Howdy! I just wanted to pop in and say hello, as it's all been very "Sewing- teachery" focused and not much chat at all. There is so much going on behind the scenes here that  finds me brimming with excitement and feeling all the worse for not being able to share it. (due to "sewing teachery" mode).
So I hope you will indulge me while I get it all out!

On the home front our  DIY jobs are coming along nicely and we look set to putting our house on the market by summer! (gulp did I just write that!) I have been painting walls like there is no tomorrow...and skirting boards and doors..and...and!
Its my youngest's birthday this week too, 6 years old. A marvellous age to be! And bless her cotton socks she finally relinquished her hanging-together-by-my-shoddy-darning woolly tights for some new ones (Miracle of miracles.) There is an Owl themed party happening this weekend (I have been instructed) and some "top hats" amongst other party delights to be made.
There's also a huge amount of plate juggling going on  with getting organised for London's design Trade Fair in May, and the whole new range of items I'll be taking. My heart and soul is going into these items which I would love to share in another post another time.....suffice to say I've been pushing and stretching myself in every way and am going out on a rather large limb.....but it feels FANTASTIC!....
especially when fabric rocks up on my doorstep with my designs printed on them. Love love LOVE.

I'm leaving it to the nth hour to create and introduce some new items that feature sewing too...deja vu of this time last year but thankfully no leather hard painted canvas to sew fingers are feeling a lot perkier as a result!

A couple of my foxy prints actually made it onto the Pulse website which is a real honour....ok, granted if you blinked you'd miss them....but the prints are there none the less :)

You can see my little bit of blurb over on the exhibitor bit if you'd like a sneak preview of some items I'll be taking along..I'll be adding more soon.

I'll be back on Friday with more stitchery teachery-ness and a new bunting flag design...this week I'm looking at stitches to use for filling...a wee colourful sneaky peak below...

Really loving that acid yellow colour at the mo.....can you tell ;)
Hope you are gooooood wherever you are xx


  1. Wow, busy busy! You've certainly got a lot on! Im glad you're enjoying the process, it all sounds very exciting! :). I've been enjoying your teachery bits and I'm looking forward to Fridays post. Embroidery is kinda new to me so it's slow going but I'm enjoying it. Thank you for taking the time to share patterns and stitches.

    1. That's so great to hear you've been enjoying the teachery bits :) and even better to know you are giving something a go that's not so familiar. Thanks so much for joining in! I often find my mind wants to work faster than the embroidery and I want the item finished before it is...but I think that's also why I always return to sewing! The greatest teacher of patience and perseverance...well that and children! :)

  2. I'm so impressed with all you are pushing yourself to achieve! Your new fabric designs look absolutely GORGEOUS!