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

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


I got an email yesterday. I’ve been turned down by a craft fair organiser I applied to. It made me grumpy, I have to say, to read that “unfortunately your products aren’t quite what I’m looking for.” It’s not a very … Continue reading

what we don’t talk about

As you may already know, I spent this weekend doing a fair. A Winter Market, organised by Bird in Borrowed Feathers. It was a lovely event, held in a great venue. I really enjoyed myself, not least because I was … Continue reading

a tiny bit bored

I hate it when it’s quiet at craft fairs. Don’t get me wrong, yesterday had its moments. The best bit was when a lovely blog reader brought me a present. It was something they’d found in a charity shop that … Continue reading