Thursday, 24 July 2008

Hot off the press!

Yes, I'm enjoying teaching myself how to make books, here are the latest additions or should I say editions to my little library. I knew my collection of old books would come in handy one day!

Saturday, 19 July 2008

Baby Bear Makes Front Page!

What a lovely surprise, one of my baby bears was 'hand-picked' for the home page of Etsy. Etsy is a brilliant place to buy all different kinds of handcrafted objects directly from the makers, check out

Friday, 11 July 2008

Book - a - roo

Have been doing some bookbinding lately, I couldn't resist using denim for the spines on these 2 books, what a surprise!

Thursday, 3 July 2008

Smock Horror!

When I was growing up in Birmingham, I spent countless hours sitting in relatives front rooms, usually on a Sunday surrounded by ornaments, photographs, lace and plastic flowers. When I came across a sewing pattern on ebay for smocked cushions, I couldn't resist bidding for it, seeing the pattern whooshed me back a few decades to when I was a little girl - sitting on plastic protected settees surrounded by smocked velvet cushions. Luckily no one else seemed interested in the pattern and I won! So here is a denim sample, I think I'll do a few more.......