Cotton tales

Remember Spoonflower? I designed some fabrics and had samples printed ages ago. Well, I’ve chopped them up with a view to making some sample Quilts. Here is stage one completed. I got blisters from all that cutting!

Prints charming

Well, you guys now that I have dabbled in the fabric design previously. Up until now though, I’ve how to use an American provider, Spoonflower. But, that seems to be set to change… Introducing my new design courtesy of -This is a UK outfit and they are offering digital printing at £29.99 per metre….

Swatch this space

Here’s the next batch of fabrics! I need to think what to do with them but I’d be really grateful for any thoughts about which designs are the best or worse. What do you think?


I have two small boys and I watched them at Christmas, fizzing with excitement. Now I know EXACTLY how they felt because my first batch of fabric swatches are here!!!! I’m thrilled! I can’t explain how satisfying it is to touch your own designs. Better than chocolate. Really. I’m going to use the 8″ squares…

put your kisses down

voting opens today on the Mardis Gras Spoonflower competition…ahem. if you like my lady, PLEASE click thru on the link below this post and vote! Mwah!  

It’s been a long day…

I’m in a bit of a quandary, dear readers. I’ve allowed myself to be seduced by my creative side into thinking I might be able to take a step towards a new career when on the face of it I have everything I need right now. My RL job is pretty damn good and I’m…

This is great!

Not the picture, lthough I like it. No, the world of Spoonflower. Click on the link to the right…my designs are up although not for sale officially yet. I’m waiting for swatches to be sent through. But I’m very excited!! Any feedback gratefully accepted!