Friday, 31 January 2020

Florals and snuggly stuff
















































This week it's been all about florals and wintery stuff for me. Winter 2020 and summer 2021 - Urgh!!!! 

Monday, 27 January 2020

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Card license from Flamingo Paperie...
























It's so exciting that Flamingo Paperie have licensed this design from me for a greetings card - Yey! Available now via this link here

Friday, 10 January 2020

Rhinocorn Book








My week was already going well and then I received some samples of a book I illustrated for Make Believe Ideas called Rhinocorn. It's about a little Rhino who thinks she's a unicorn written by Elanor Best. That's the icing on the cake I reckon. You can buy the book here on Amazon

A productive week back at work!
























Blimey, I hope I'm as productive the rest of the year as I have been this week. I think a rest and a break from normal life over Crimbo has given me some turbo drive. This week I've reupholstered a chair, made 3 cushions, made some coasters, been getting the hang of Adobe Photoshop and have made loads of new art for clients. Roll on 2020, I'm ready for yer!!!!

Wednesday, 1 January 2020

Happy New Year!!!
























HAPPY NEW YEAR! Wishing you a wonderful 2020. 2019 for me was a bit like a hedgehog, some spikey bits when I felt like rolling up into a ball and retreating and some arrrr moments of fabness. A mixed bag, life eh!
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Lots to look forward to this year though. I have illustrated a couple of books so am looking forward to seeing those in the flesh, I have designed some more fabric ranges which will be available soon and l’m currently working on a new card range for children. I have worked on some other really exciting stuff too but I can’t tell you about or share which I’m gutted about but I signed an NDC so will have to be quietly proud but you would be impressed, honest😉
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I’m also continuing to teach beginners sewing. I’ve taught 28 people how to use their sewing machine and bloody love it. My aim is to teach a 1000 people to sew. We have a great time in class and I definitely get as much from the group as as they do from me. We have a laugh, make fab stuff and there is the community that grows. Just brilliant. If you want to see more about my sewing classes and other things I make you can follow me on my other insta @stephtmakes
Thanks so much for following me here and commenting and liking my my posts, every little bit of encouragement helps me as a designer to be brave enough to put out there my little contribution to creativity especially on hedgehog days 🦔
Cheers!
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