Heart Home Magazine New Designer 2014
UK Trade & Industry Delegate, British Embassy, Paris. April 2014

Friday, 14 November 2014

Home Is In The North - sure is!

Just starting to think about Christmas now, planning the meal, checking who is coming, and of course what to buy/make for people this year.  Last year I made some lovely vodka (well I bought some Smirnoff) infused with pomegranate seeds - yum!  

So I'm very much looking forward to exhibiting at St. Peter's Church in Ancoats, Manchester tomorrow, where I'll be able to pick up some of the gorgeous designs and hand-made products on show (and for sale!) just in time for Christmas. There are around 30 designers who will be there showing their wares, including the lovely Annabel Perrin, Lisa Watson and Lomas & Lomas.  I'll be showing some new designs, and offering a special one-day only discount on all products!!!  

The building itself is an excellent space in which to exhibit, having been recently renovated, so it's got great acoustics (the Halle Orchestra are based here), lovely light and is even warm and cosy for such a huge space!

I've had some time out recently, resting up and spending time with my nearest and dearest. I'm careful not to get too personal on here but it has much to do with losing my dearest friend on 21 years to cancer very recently. She was a brilliant artist and amazing friend and I was privileged to know her, and very proud that she was a huge fan and great supporter of my work. I'll miss her loads.

So I have been quiet on the design front for the past few weeks, but have enjoyed getting back to it and making some one-off cushions for the show.  I hope they go down well.