change of mood

modflowers: change of mood - grumpy lion brooches

I am deep in craft fair preparation mode at the moment. This is usual for the time of year. For the past four years I have had a stall at The Secret Garden Craft Fair, part of Sherwood Art Week, … Continue reading

the thrill of the make

modflowers: Liberty dolls

People often talk about the thrill of the chase. But for me, it’s all about the thrill of the make. When it all comes together, making is the best thing in the world. I’ve just completed the latest batch of Liberty dolls, … Continue reading

handmade dolls deadline day

modflowers: Liberty girls finished!

Making dolls is a pleasure. Normally I meander through the process a bit. It’s just how I tend to work… I sort of multitask consecutively, if that makes any sense. I sit down and do a bit of sewing, a bit … Continue reading

turned out nice – eventually

twirly corsages - 3 560

It is a good feeling indeed to finish off jobs that need finishing off. I have never been a particularly good finisher-off-er. I’m the sort that gets all enthused by a project and gets stuck in, only to then get … Continue reading

labour of love

modflowers: labour of love

Sometimes, making things comes easy. And sometimes they are a labour of love. It’s all about that “flow” that comes upon you, the feeling that the right thing is right there; that every piece of fabric you pick up is the … Continue reading

if you go down to the shop today…

modflowers: if you go down to the shop today - bruin bears

…You’re sure of a big surprise! Well, maybe a little surprise. But then, it is only a little shop. Although a very nice one. Although I suppose if you’re reading this I’ve just ruined any element of surprise. But hey, … Continue reading