Wish I knew someone who likes making mobiles…

They say builders' houses are those in most need of attention. And painters' those in most need of a coat of paint. Well, look at the mobile hanging in Maeve's room. It was a gift to Elsie when she was born. All of the 'danglies' have been pulled off by little hands when a first-time mother held her … Continue reading Wish I knew someone who likes making mobiles…

Who said ‘Pink and red should never be seen…’?

I have just finished a custom order for pink and red birds and owls. The great thing about working with someone who imagines specific fabric designs and colours is that, firstly, I get to lay out all of my gorgeous fabrics and admire them again, and secondly, I find things go together that I never … Continue reading Who said ‘Pink and red should never be seen…’?

Film clip for the song, ‘The Bear & The Whale’

Around the time I decided to seek a market for my mobiles, my husband, Anthony, and I were driving with our two daughters, Elsie, 2, and Maeve, a newborn. Elsie was singing a song, an original that we’d come to know well as she sings it often. And especially since it contains the same single … Continue reading Film clip for the song, ‘The Bear & The Whale’