The design above is called 'What became of the Monkey?' Like most of my fabric designs it began with watercolour paintings of the animals, trees and flowers. Many of my designs take the natural world as inspiration and I often draw from life first. (You can read about the painting of the bluebells below in … Continue reading Why choose my fabrics?
Today is the first of September. Here in the North-East of England, there is a change in the air and the temperature is cooler. Having brought up four children and having worked for fourteen years as a schoolteacher, the beginning of September has for a large part of my life meant the start of a … Continue reading Running a small (textiles) business for five years