mouse in a box

I’ve been having a bit of a think recently. About new things to make. Or more, rather, about new ways of presenting things I make, to make them more attractive and desirable. I still want to make little characters, because … Continue reading

an a-plus for mrs b

People sometimes ask me why I do workshops. “You can already sew” they say, “so why do you need to go to a sewing workshop?” These, I hasten to add, are usually people who don’t know me very well and who don’t … Continue reading

blog crush: my vintage avenue

I don’t have as much time to read blogs as I used to. Or rather, I don’t seem to manage to make enough time to read blogs as much as I used to. I browse Pinterest for inspiration over breakfast most … Continue reading

sheep & rabbit

You may remember that, back in April, I went to see an exhibition at the Lace Market Gallery in Nottingham. Whilst I was there, a whole bunch of people got together to contribute to a collaborative embroidered work by artist Joy … Continue reading

picture perfect: david klein

I love stumbling across a new, old thing. As you may realise if you have read my blog for any length of time, discovering the work of illustrators and artists is a great passion of mine. It’s one of my favourite … Continue reading

floral fantasia

There are a lot of flowers around at this time of year. Everywhere you look, there they are, blooming merrily away. It’s wonderful. You can never have too many of them, in my opinion. So here are some more florals for you… … Continue reading