• Knitting And Stitching Show: Spring 2017

    On Friday I took advantage of a friend’s generosity… Nicole, a beautiful girl who teaches screen printing, offered me a ticket to the Knitting and Stitching show at London’s Kensington Olympia. She was teaching several screen printing classes over the weekend. Having attended many a varied show held at Olympia, I gladly accepted the offer. I […]

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  • Undressed: A brief History Of Underwear

    Undressed: A Brief History Of Underwear Undressed: A brief history of underwear is the latest fashion related exhibition at the Victoria and Albert museum in London. The V&A is my all time favourite museum in London – it is also the only museum I have membership to – so I happily popped along to check […]

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  • Betty Dress by ‘Sew Over It’ London: Pattern Review

    Betty Dress – The Pattern Review The Betty Dress stood out to me as being one that is HUGELY popular on all the sewing blogs I read, and looks rather cool too. Its a 50s inspired dress, with a big circle skirt! I decided a while back that I’d even be tempted to wear it (if […]

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  • Dressing Consciously

    Dressing Consciously Two weekends back, having decided I would be dressing consciously in 2017, I decided to have a sort out. My life felt cluttered since I had moved out of my work studio. The move meant I now had A LOT of fabric and sewing tools stashed randomly around our small flat, along with […]

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  • Judith Brenner

    Artist Focus: Judith Brenner Judith Brenner is an incredible artist, who graduated with a BA in Fine Art from Manchester Metropolitan University in the 1980s. I’ve been fortunate to see her work evolve over the two years that I’ve known her, and her paintings always fill me with emotion. Expressive and full of energy that […]

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  • Top Picks from the Open Studios Show 2015

    Top Picks from the Winter 2015 Open Studios show It’s always very hard to decide upon Top Picks. How do you limit such a vast selection of art, prints, photography, sculpture to a few top pics? Well, the night before the last Open Studios show, in November 2015, I found myself wandering the dark corridors […]

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