Go with your gut Julie!…

Sometimes I think far too much about what I'm doing, especially when I'm designing and I wish I could just get on and 'do' more. I had a lovely day yesterday with Angela from Cocoon Home, trawling fabric and trim shops across London (literally, I slept well last night, it felt like we covered the... Continue Reading →

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A labour of love lampshade…

This lampshade was most definitely a labour of love. Now it's complete I love it, but making it wasn't an easy experience... but then the reward when I finished it was great! When you know what you're doing these hand-stitched lampshades aren't actually as difficult to make as you'd think but when you don't know... Continue Reading →

A lesson learnt…

It's been too long since my hand-stitched lampshade course and I'm only just finishing off my next project. Luckily I have some really good handouts from the course but I wish I had made another one straight away! I remembered how to do the outside fabric but really struggled with the lining, taking two attempts... Continue Reading →

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