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More places to print

Now this may sound a little greedy but I now have not just one but three places to print. Since I last wrote I have been for my induction and first session at Sheffield Print Club run by my good friend Jane, of Leaf City Press. I’ve also been accepted on to the AA2A program… Read more »

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The British Woven Collection AW14

This is something has been in the planning for many months, and has been a dream of mine for even longer. I’m very proud to present my new collection for AW14, British Woven. The collection features a selection of my most popular prints, in comforting  tones for autumn and winter and printed on a custom woven… Read more »

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New colours

I’ve had quite a few orders of the Knitting print fabrics over the past few days in my shops, wonder where that came from?  Maybe I’ve been linked from somewhere. It’s got me thinking though, I really should print these in some other colours (and also I’m contemplating getting a metre screen made for this… Read more »

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Bank Holiday Fun

It’s bank holiday here in the UK (and the hottest day so far this year) which usually means that the roads are nice and quiet as everyone has got in their car and/or caravan and gone looking for a nice bit of peace and quiet away from the city.  Life in the Waterhouse family just… Read more »

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Day in the life

Today’s theme is a ‘Day in the Life’ so here for you is my day told in photographs from 6am to 8pm. The day started with the usual morning slug check in the garden (thankfully I didn’t find any) and once I was in the studio the day continued with – rolling up the last… Read more »

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Click Happy

This is usually the time that you see me post a million photos on Instagram as I have lots of newly printed fabrics to show as well as a few things made from them.  This week I’ve been busy with more printing but in the gaps, when the sun comes out, I’ve had the camera… Read more »

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Triumphs and disasters

This week has been another busy one as I’ve been printing custom orders and also printing the first small runs of the new collection which launches this week.  It’s been nice to get back in the swing of the metre printing, especially now that I have my swanky new screen storage which makes getting access… Read more »

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Test printing the new designs

This week has seen the start of the test printing of the three new designs of the Spring/Summer collection.  I announced their names last week and now here is the chance to see a sneak preview of the designs themselves.  All three are test printed first on unbleached calico, the final designs are then printed… Read more »

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What have I been up to?

I’ve gone very quiet, so where have I been?  Printing in the studio and ill in bed is the simple answer.  The last batch of fabrics were finished in a crazy 24 hour stint at the studio last weekend, we came in at 7am on the Sunday morning and left at 9am on the Monday…. Read more »

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Busy printing week

These last couple of weeks have been very busy, I’m finishing the last batch of fabrics to send to the heat setters next week so there hasn’t been much time for anything else.  Here is a peek at what I’ve been printing in the studio… Whilst waiting for the fabric to dry, I’ve been working… Read more »