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Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Mini festival

Mini festival

This is set to be a great event, The Papered Parlour is putting on a mini festival, in celebration of ethical fashion and contemporary crafts. Taking place Thursday 3rd March at V&A museum of childhood. Come along to take part in workshops, listen to live music and take part in topical panel discussions. There will [...]

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Monday, January 31st, 2011

beginners quilting class

beginners quilting class

I am joining the Ladies of Dulwich in March to teach a beginners quilting course at the Scarlet Peacock, you can bring along favorite bits of fabric, well loved clothes and shirts and come a turn them into a quilt. Its a great way of learning a skill and creating new out of old and [...]

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Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Quilt for my new nephew Arthur!

Quilt for my new nephew Arthur!

Cot or crib quilts are such great present for new born babies and can be truly treasured for each child – I’m not too precious about colour, its more about putting pieces together that look good and make it fun. I can’t stand things for babies that are too gender orientated as who says boys [...]

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Friday, October 1st, 2010

Polly Hope colaborates with eco fashion design label Beautiful Soul

Polly Hope colaborates with eco fashion design label Beautiful Soul

Having met Nicola Woods the face behind Eco fashion label beautiful soul last year at the EFF EXPO, she approached me earlier on this year to collaborate on a design for her latest collection. Here she has used Polly Hope retro bird design on a smaller scale to suit the medium of fashion textiles. Once [...]

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Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Reupholstering

organic reupholstered chair

.. every now and again one gets board of the tired old chairs that are now sitting in the living room and one feels like making anew, now it seems like a good idea until you actually go and have a look in the shops and anything half descent is well over ones meager budget [...]

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