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I am a busy mum of three young children, who loves arts and crafts and who gets very excited about fabrics and colours and buttons and trims etc! I love to make beautiful, yet totally practical things, that can be used and enjoyed.

I started using oilcloth, mainly as an alternative to leather, as my domestic sewing machine is not heavy duty enough for leather. I soon found that I love the versatility of oilcloth and oh, those patterns!!!! I love finding new prints and get extremely excited by a new purchase of several metres of gorgeous oilcloth...!

Before I became a stay-at-home-mum I was a product/project manager, mainly in the clothing industry, but, at heart, have always been a frustrated designer wanting to get out! Now my primary job is still being Mum and looking after all things domestic, but me and my trusty…

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  • Joined January 28, 2012

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Oilcloth, leather, cotton prints

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About

I am a busy mum of three young children, who loves arts and crafts and who gets very excited about fabrics and colours and buttons and trims etc! I love to make beautiful, yet totally practical things, that can be used and enjoyed.

I started using oilcloth, mainly as an alternative to leather, as my domestic sewing machine is not heavy duty enough for leather. I soon found that I love the versatility of oilcloth and oh, those patterns!!!! I love finding new prints and get extremely excited by a new purchase of several metres of gorgeous oilcloth...!

Before I became a stay-at-home-mum I was a product/project manager, mainly in the clothing industry, but, at heart, have always been a frustrated designer wanting to get out! Now my primary job is still being Mum and looking after all things domestic, but me and my trusty sewing machine get together at some point of every day to create something new and beautiful (and often stay up late into the night together!).



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