decisions, decisions…

modflowers: decisions, decisions

I ran out of business cards at my last fair. The cards have my details on one side (modflowers and the tagline “textile creations from vintage fabric”,  plus my Etsy shop address, website and email details) with photographs of some of the vintage fabric … Continue reading

fairs, festivities & famous fairies

modflowers: my fairy in Period Living magazine

It’s that time of year again – craft fair season! The days might be getting shorter, but I’m making the most of them working away like a demon, stitching up lots of little dolls and creatures for my stall. My first … Continue reading

new bohemians & shrinking stockpiles

modflowers: new bohemians

I’ve been making some new bohemians… well, more velvet cats to be precise, as the first lot sold out almost straight away. It’s funny how things go… I spent weeks kidding myself that I had a-g-e-s to make stock for my upcoming … Continue reading

in short supply

modflowers: in short supply

There are many things that take me away from sewing. Despite the fact that I love it, I often find it immensely easy not to do it. Like most people, I have a backlog of “stuff that needs doing” – … Continue reading

bohemian rhapsody

modflowers: Bohemian Rhapsody

I listen to the radio when I’m sewing. I don’t listen to music though. I prefer the gentle burble of voices as an accompaniment to stitching, whether it be a play, factual programme or current affairs. It’s not that I … Continue reading

portrait of the artist as a young mouse

modflowers: a portrait of the artist

It’s funny how inspiration strikes. I mentioned in my last post how last Saturday I’d spent the day at Hope and Elvis, learning to make little shoes with artist Serena Partridge. Well, when I was there I purchased a little something from … Continue reading