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  • A very special celebration…

    Happy birthday to my lovely Nan. She’s 95 and is the most wonderfully loving and compassionate person, with a big personality to match! Quite simpl...
  • The perfect gift for the perfect teacher

    I cannot believe it’s only 2 weeks until the summer holidays! I’ve suddenly become aware that I need to arrange childcare and cover for my business...
  • The importance of taking a break....

    Recently though I’ve realised the importance of getting out of my studio and socialising a bit. Although I’m always busy, working on your own all day can be pretty lonely. 
  • Striking the perfect Mum, Life balance…

    It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog, so first, Hello! As I’ve harped on about in the past (!) I juggle my business around looking after my ...
  • Teaching Children How To Sew

    Wow, I had such a great response from my Instagram post yesterday after I told you all how I was going to be teaching the children at my son’s scho...
  • January Blues or New Beginnings?

    So how is January going so far for everyone? New Years resolutions going well? I think most people start off January with high hopes for a fresh st...
  • Keeping the magic alive

    My mum asked me the other day if my eldest son still believes in the magic of Christmas or had anyone ruined it for him yet? Josh turned seven in ...
  • Is it too early for Christmas?

    Hands up – who has already started their Christmas shopping? Now I know there’s loads of you who will be cursing the fact that the supermarkets hav...
  • The Future is Festive!

    First things first – I’d like to say thanks again for the amazingly supportive responses I’ve had since posting my last blog about my experience at...
  • The imitation game

    The saying goes that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery – but an old adage like that simply doesn’t ring true when you’ve spent seven year...
  • Back to school, back to work......

    I’m writing this while sitting enjoying the first properly hot cuppa I’ve had in six weeks! Oh and did I mention that there’s no background noise ...
  • My First Big Fair

    It’s getting closer! It’s nearly time for The Handmade Fair at Hampton Court Palace which takes place from 14-16th September. This will be my first...