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Been a bit quiet because…

I’ve been busy packing.  We move studios 2 weeks tomorrow and we have a LOT to pack up.  I decided to start this weekend so we came in on Sunday and whilst Owen did his accounts I started to fill up lots of boxes.  I’ve packed up 10 boxes so far and they are mainly… Read more »

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Screen printing classes

Update: I now run regular screen printing classes, please visit my website to book. I decided to add a new reward to my Crowdfunder pitch, a screen printing class!  I’ve often been asked for classes and now that I’ve moving into my larger studio, this is the perfect opportunity to run a class as part… Read more »

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Hankie Heaven

I have a hankie obsession, it’s actually just an extension of my fabric and vintage obsessions to be honest, but these interests have combined to form a lovely interesting sideline obsession. Harmless really, after all, hankies are super useful. I have some special vintage hankies which are never to be used because they are just… Read more »

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Lots and lots of lampshades

Anyone that follows my Facebook page or Instagram account will have seen the flurry of photos of the two new lampshade kits I made up this week, they were so much fun to print and make up, I couldn’t resist taking lots of pictures. The 20cm kits are available in my Etsy shop – if… Read more »

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Crowfunder

As you know from the many blog posts on the subject, I’ve been trying to get my printing table finished for a while now but funds have become a problem. One of my online chums recently mentioned Crowdfunder to me and when I looked at the site I couldn’t wait to add a pitch. I… Read more »

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Princess Annual

I posted last week about one of my favourite annuals, June, another favourite was Princess, my mum had a couple of the earliest editions of this girls annual from 1961 and 1963.  The stories and features were similar to June, although there were more how-to’s and craft articles which I loved.  Look at these back… Read more »

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Celebration Sale

I’m now selling exclusively online through Etsy and have recently stocked up my shop so to celebrate I’ve decided to have a SALE. These coin purses are adorable and will always have a special place in my heart. I love this print too, it works so well for the purses and it was one of… Read more »

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New lampshade kit

The fabric I use for most of my fabric pieces is a wonderful hemp and cotton basecloth. I’ve never used this for a lampshade kit though so when my latest delivery arrived I was quick to print up a tester kit in the Bird Brolly print in a new colour, Mint Green.  Here are the… Read more »

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Print-tastic

It’s a wonderfully rainy Autumn-like day in Sheffield today, I just love this weather.  The only slight downside is the fact that there is no sun in my studio today which means my screens aren’t drying very quickly.  I’ve not let a little thing like that stop me though.  After a quick trip to the… Read more »