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Sale sale sale lots of beautiful  vintage dresses and children’s clothes are now half price. Buy local handmade recycled and totally unique yay.

Amazing fabrics

It’s nearly Halloween and I’m very much in love with day of the dead sugar skulls so how excited was I to discover a load of totally wonderful fabrics in a range called folklorina by Alexandra Henry all available on a fab website called Fondant Fabrics. have been busy this week making loads of custom […]

Little things I love

I love……… 1950s china piggy banks, my great aunts buttons, tiny people, old model cars, vintage toys, Inky mole hairgrips, bags made from vintage fabric, appliqued mice and flowers that you wear in your hair!

famous five at the seaside!

I am so inspired by kids vintage book illustrations, not just for ideas for cute appliques but also just for inspiration. this week I have been loving these 1950s childrens book illustrations and they are inspiring all my latest clothing.

Local Homemade and handmade

If you love eating locally sourced homemade food and shopping for cornish handmade products, The Garden in the Trenance cottages is the place for you! If you live in cornwall or are on holiday here this summer you should check it out. The food is amazing and the shop stocks locally made food and gifts […]

Vintage Party Dresses

There is nothing I like better than turning something old into something new and beautiful, I absolutely love all of these fabrics used to make these party dresses, and I love the fact there is probably a story and history behind each one. All these dresses are made from vintage fabrics the blue ditsy print […]

St Ives

Happy new year! its been a great christmas break but I ham happy to be back in the St Ives shop. Its a blustery day but its still beautiful and the shop is looking cosy and bright with Leilas fab creations lighting it up x

Vintage Fair

I am pretty over excited about taking part in the mid century and vintage fair at Bedruthan steps hotel. Not only are there going to be lots of wonderful stalls but there are also lots of fab workshops you can take part in from screen printing to photography. Theres also going to be live music […]

St Ives shop!

It has been such a busy and exciting time, I have a shop and studio in St Ives.  It is a joint project with Leila Shepherd who designs and makes beautiful custom lampshades.  The shop is a riot of vintage material and furnishings and looks amazing. Take a look!  

Vintage Seaside

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside.  Living by the sea is a constant source of inspiration to me, from the seagulls and boats to beach huts, ice creams and pirates, but what I really love is vintage seaside, boat swings,  painted wood huts,  donkeys,  punch and judy.  I am going to try […]