Saturday, 26 November 2011

DIY Advent Calendar

It's true... I am easily distracted. Today is my few precious child free hours, I planned to get everything ready for markit@fedsquare tomorrow!

Instead, in a fit of Christmas Spirit I made a 'make your own' Advent Calendar. All you have to do is print out the 4 A4 pages below onto some card, cut them out, fold up the boxes and fill them with treats!

I used double sided tape when I was making the boxes (remember to leave to top flap with the number unstuck!) but you could use glue-stick instead.

For the main tree, print two pages and stick them back to back onto another piece of card to make it stronger.

Don't worry, I did package up some lovely organic cotton fabric bundles, so I won't be at markit empty handed.

Tuesday, 15 November 2011


Ficus in toffee and sherbert, modelled here by my newest trainee assistant! She's helping me get ready for Markit in less than 2 weeks. I'm looking forward to getting out and being surrounded by lovely creative people again, it's been a while!

Please come and say hi! We'll be in the Atrium in Fed Square on sunday the 27th November from 10 until 5. Can't wait!

Monday, 7 November 2011


Today I'm making pegboards for MarkIt 

and a place to keep my colour swatches

Thursday, 3 November 2011

a little update

Whoops.. missed a month, but that's what happens when you have a 7 month old!

I've also been doing a bit of embroidery..

and planning for a day out with some new designs, kits and other goodies here..

ps. waterhen tomato is finally back in stock