I think I’m in love!

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Yes, I really think I might be - in love that is - with my top favourite new (to me) product ..... I've known about Sulky Solvy before, but only recently came across these pre-cut, paper backed sheets that are designed for feeding through your printer.  This is absolutely perfect for me as I … [Read more...]

Meet the Maker: Artisan Designs

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It's time to say "Hello!" to another very talented designer-maker featured in the Bustle & Sew Magazine, this time Lucy Layland of Artisan Designs ....   Artisan Designs is a small design studio producing stylish products inspired by nature, wildlife and the countryside as well as … [Read more...]

The making of Miss Matilda Catkin, or ….

.... why you should never give up on your softie! As a child I much preferred my collection of stuffed animals to the dolls that misguided relatives presented me with from time to time. These were always left on my toyshelf - beautiful - and often naked as I would heartlessly remove their pretty … [Read more...]

Happy colours, splashy pups (part one)

I love visiting our local garden centre, Avon Mill near Loddiswell.  It's grown up around an old mill on the River Avon and is a great outing for us all - dogs are allowed too - that's well behaved dogs Miss Daisy!  When I was a youngster I used to dread my parents' trips to Watkins Roses, our local … [Read more...]