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Fabric Friday – Metres of fabric

Another of my old favourites will shortly be available by the metre, this time it’s Pods.  I won’t be adding this design to the new Spring collection though, instead it’ll stand alone as an archive design and will be printed up in a new range of colours plus some old favourites too. The idea was… Read more »

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Fabric Friday – Vanessa Bell

Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) was an artist and designer and member of the famous Bloomsbury Group.  I’d seen her paintings but never her fabric designs until I took a trip to the V&A a few years ago.  This fabric is a block printed linen from 1913 and was printed for the Omega group, the commercial arm… Read more »

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Fabric Friday – New Season Liberty Fabrics

The new season Liberty fabrics are here and they don’t disappoint.  My favourite collection is the Guerrilla Gardening collection inspired by Richard Reynolds, founder of guerrillagardening.org. The patterns are typically Liberty and the colour ways are just sublime.  There are 4 designs in a variety of colour ways, my favourites are the Castile C and Richard and Lyla C shown… Read more »

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Fabric Friday: Animal Prints

It’s time I had a new feature for Fridays and what better than to select some wonderful different fabrics to showcase each week.  This week I’m starting with a great selection of hand printed fabrics, all featuring a selection of animal themed prints.

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Friday Feature – Scrumptious Soaps

Soapmaking truly is an artform and it was hard to just pick a few sellers from Folksy to showcase for this section. I’ve bought soaps from a few of these sellers (and can’t wait to buy from the rest) and they really do feel and smell as good as they look.    

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Friday Feature – Stylish Stationery

I miss writing letters.  The only person I still get to write to is my friend Emily, she lives in Sheffield too so there really is no need to write to each other, especially with email, texts, facebook….(the list goes on).  We both have a stationery obsession though, created in early childhood and still going… Read more »