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

shoe fetish

shoe fetish: Serena Partridge workshop - modflowers

Well, it’s been a little while since I pitched up here, hasn’t it? You know how it is… one minute you’re deciding to take a little mini-break from blogging, the next you’re looking at your blog and wondering how on earth … Continue reading

pining for pincushions

modflowers: pincushion by Deborah Fisher

Sewing requires equipment. The basics, like scissors, needles and thread and a sewing machine, are essential. There is also, of course, the ever-present temptation to spend every last penny on fabric. But then there are all the other bits of kit that, whilst … 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