March 28, 2020

I am so excited, l had a response from a lovely journalist at Cotswold Life to say that she will be publishing an article about my journey, how l went from being in the police to becoming a pattern designer. Cotswold Life is a quality regional magazine for the area whe...

March 9, 2020

I am delighted to announce that l have a stand (Stand 14) at this year's 'Homes And Garden Fair' at Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5JD.

This is a beautiful venue in an idyllic part of the country. The fair runs for four days, Thursday 23rd - Sunday 26t...

January 2, 2020

I have a friend who makes wonderful objects in ceramics and is now contemplating selling her products. I began thinking about the advice l would give her to help her to start up and to avoid the pitfalls that I experienced when I first created and marketed my own produ...

December 30, 2019

Here are the 5 designs for one of my latest products, Peg Bags. I'm really pleased with them, l only bought one for myself this summer and can't believe l waited so long, they are brilliant. You can find mine in my Etsy shop.

December 16, 2019

 I'm really pleased with my new Makeup & Wash Bag designs and they have already been quite popular. I sold a few at the Corn Hall Craft Fair on Sunday and hope to sell more at the Cheltenham Craft Fair this weekend. 

I would like to say thank you to all who bought...

December 2, 2019

I'm really looking forward to doing a couple of craft fairs this Christmas. The first one I'm doing is on Sunday 15th December at Corn Hall, Cirencester where I've been a few times before. Then on the weekend before Christmas I am  doing one more locally, at the Promen...

November 7, 2019

My most successful seller in my retail space at the Malt House Emporium are my lampshades. In my Etsy shop, my most viewed items are my lampshades, but people just aren't buying them. I would love to understand why this is but unless l ask them, I am unlikely to find o...

February 20, 2019

I've finally photographed my 12 new greeting card designs, which l will be adding to Etsy over the coming fortnight.

February 20, 2019

I am delighted with my sample wash and large makeup bags, and have now finalised the 15 designs that l'm going to use. I shall be placing an order with the manufacturer shortly, for small makeup bags and wash bags to add to my selection of available products.

January 29, 2019

I've been toying with reducing the costs of my packaging as the belly bands for my tea towels, lovely as they are, are about a third of the total cost. I came across a company, 'NoIssue', who make tissue paper, which is eco-friendly, and may well use this in which to w...

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