Fundraising for Cool Earth

Fundraising for Cool Earth

From now on, 20% of the proceeds from our upcycled and handmade gifts and clothes will go to the charity Cool Earth to support their work with rainforest communities. Earth matters. You know that. I know that. The climate crisis looms large these days, and 

Squirrel bag

Squirrel bag

Sometimes life throws you exactly the right thing at the right time. These t-shirts felt like a gift from my teenage self when I rediscovered them last year, stashed away in the loft since the 1990s when the yellow sun cream stains began to take 

Online shops now open!

Online shops now open!

Yes – SHOPS! I now have not one, but two online shops. At the moment the plan is to sell the clothes that I make on Depop, and everything else on Etsy. I’m just starting out with these at present so watch these spaces as 

Clothkits revisited

Clothkits revisited

We grew up with Clothkits. As children in the 1980s (showing my age here!) we had the most fun quilted jackets with colourful animals that Mum made from Clothkits patterns, and dolls that became lifelong friends. The fabric design and the pattern pieces were printed 

How it all began

How it all began

Midsummer day, June 2020, on my regular lockdown walk by the river… I knew that I loved (and had loved for a long time) the joyful transformation of creating new things from old. I made cards for friends and family from colourful scraps of paper,