Firstly, Happy New Year to you all, and thanks for your support and encouragement throughout 2013. It’s been a while since I last wrote anything on here. The last few months have been a busy time, with lots of stock and orders to make for Christmas. The Flapper style headbands have been selling well through As Long as it Sparkles, my stockist in Stow-on-the-Wold, … Read More Farewell 2013…..and hello 2014!
No matter how much planning I do, or how much time I have, I always seem to thrive on creating work in a crazy flurry of productivity right up against a deadline…it’s like being an art student all over again! I was recently commissioned to make two bespoke head pieces for Ali and Becky, who were organising a charity fundraiser Masquerade Ball and wanted … Read More Birds of a feather
I was away this weekend, working as a volunteer at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, something my dad, sister and I have helped at for years now, a bit of a family tradition. It involves 5.30am starts, and long days on your feet, dealing with the visitors, checking and issuing tickets, and being friendly, chirpy and helpful. It’s exhausting! But, before … Read More Being a perfectionist
I have recently been contacted by a bride-to-be to make bespoke fascinators for her and her 3 bridesmaids. She’d seen my work in Made in Stroud and loved the vintage style fascinators with net, like the one pictured above – perfect for Kathryn as it looks suitably bridal without having to wear a full on veil. The dress is a stunning vintage one, dating from 1929, … Read More Wedding Season Beckons