The workshops at this year’s Fashion and Embroidery show at the NEC were as popular as ever with only the snow on the final day slowing numbers a little for the early morning class. My hand stitch classes were about embracing your inner Wabi Sabi … Continue readingWorkshops at the NEC spring 2018
In a world where body shape changes so fast, and believe me I know all about it. I have been through 4 pregnancies and 2 long courses of medication- one that caused super fast weight gain and one that caused the reverse – one thing … Continue readingYou can never have too many shoes
We all have one, it goes on and on and never gets finished. It takes over our lives and makes us feel that we are not achieving anything. We have been brought up to feel like we have to finish these lists or we are … Continue readingThe endless to do list
Every girl dreams of being a princess at least once in her life, just not every princess is Cinderella and needs a prince charming to sweep her off in glass slippers and a crystal gown. Some girls would be more at home in Katniss’ flaming … Continue readingwhy the world needs more dresses
Yes it looks like very bad french, but at dinner the other night I was discussing the idea that sometimes in life it is ok to be selfish and one of the children misheard me and thought I said sell fish so we decided it … Continue readingJe suis vendre poisson!
Being a manager takes a thick skin. Every day you have to make decisions that not everyone is going to like. Some will have a small impact and some will make a big difference but every decision triggers a change. Think butterfly effect. Every choice … Continue readingManagement
So many times today I’ve heard people say they always make mistakes in everything they make and do. Why are we so critical of ourselves all the time? What we need to do is stop and think about these ‘mistakes’. Do other people even see … Continue readingMistakes…