Friday, 29 November 2013

Monday, 25 November 2013

Annali in the flesh

Copyright Stephanie Thannhauser for Dashwood Studios
Copyright Stephanie Thannhauser for Dashwood Studios
Copyright Stephanie Thannhauser for Dashwood Studios
Copyright Stephanie Thannhauser for Dashwood Studios
Copyright Stephanie Thannhauser for Dashwood Studios
Copyright Stephanie Thannhauser for Dashwood Studios
Copyright Stephanie Thannhauser for Dashwood Studios
I was super excited to be invited to the Dashwood open day so was really looking forward to seeing Annali in the flesh so to speak. Wow... what a fab. job David and the team have done creating so many projects from the Annali fabric range (the chair is lovely and so beautifully upholstered by April ; ) ). It's so great seeing the designs you have created actually made into products. I might have made the odd thing myself in the past but seeing a whole room set using your very own designs is well cool (as my daughter would say). You can buy this fabric range from good fabric shops or online here from The Village Haberdashery.

Friday, 22 November 2013


Lace fence2
By Demakersvan
For more innovations visit, Demakersvan .
It started production in January, 2007 in India.  Designed as a graduation project by Demakersvan’s Joep Verhoeven, this fence is an ingenious concept. - See more at:
Demakersvan’s Joep Verhoeven
Demakersvan’s Joep Verhoeven
Antonio Citterio, Lace, Kerakoll design, solvent-free resin, VOC-free resin, Greenenergy Design, Milan 2008
New Birmingham library opened in Sept 2013 by Mecanoo
06 marcel wanders crochet chair
laser cut chair by Marcel Wanders

Sunday, 17 November 2013

A very grey autumn day...

... but a trip to Stowe Landscape Gardens perked us up. They are very near to us and every time we go we discover something new amongst the 40 temples and monuments. Well worth sticking your wellies on and packing a flask for : )

Friday, 15 November 2013

Blueberry Park

Photo by Karen Lewis at Blueberry Park
Karen at Blueberry Park isn't superwoman she is SUPERQUILTER. She got some the Annali fabric on Tuesday and by Wednesday evening had made a patchwork quilt!!!! I am in awe of her amazing work. To see more pics take a look at the Blueberry park blog here.

Monday, 11 November 2013

The Bear and The Hare

It seems everyone is talking about this ad in the UK at the mo. It's stop motion don't you know!
While the advert itself is spectacular, take a look at the 'making of' video as well here. With shots of the winter wonderland set being painstaking created, as well as insight into the process of stop motion itself, the speedy behind the scenes view is a dream come true for illustration fans everywhere. The talent and creativity used in this short is mind blowing. Love the sweet tune too.

Friday, 8 November 2013


Well, this is a new thing for me. I may have studied print at Loughborough  (we spent hours printing lengths of fabric) but since leaving I have never been asked to design for bolt fabric. So, it was super great to be asked by Dashwood to design a range for them called Annali. Dashwood is a new company who specialise in producing beautiful, design-led fabric collections for today’s quilt and home-sewing communities.
They manufacture craft fabric in the UK with British designers - yey - and I am one of them - double yey! For more info on the range take a look here and look here for an interview with me.

Thursday, 7 November 2013

Christmas cards in Paperchase

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I have just realised Print and Pattern featured these cards I designed in the Paperchase Chrissie card round up.  Once again, thanks Cinnamon Joe for getting these designs sold and out there : )

Monday, 4 November 2013

My Pear in Paperchase..

Copyright Paperchase 2013

Copyright Paperchase 2013

Copyright Paperchase 2013

The top pics are my original artwork and the bottom pic is the diary the prints were used for (2014 - you know you'll need one very soon). Super excited to see this in Paperchase today. Thanks Cinnamon Joe who made the sale for me... (I like my colours more - sorry Paperchase x)
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