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

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