(NHS Donation updates are at the end of this post) The lockdown is mostly still in place and there seems to be only a little more freedom of movement given to us all. Vulnerable people like myself will have to stay indoors a little bit longer... given that, my brother-in-law suggested that I make silk... Continue Reading →
These days it's become important for your top half to look presentable for the interminable video calls on zoom or Skype or facetime, no matter what you're wearing (or not wearing!) on the bottom half that cannot be seen on screen unless you get up (seen those funny videos doing the rounds, have you?). Anyway,... Continue Reading →
The UK finally has a slight lifting of restrictions and many have been making full use of the warm, sunny weather this week. Unfortunately, it looks set to rain for the next little while, but at least the dry-as-a-bone gardens will benefit from that. Hairdressers, however, are still not open, so if you're trying to... Continue Reading →
In these uncertain times, it's even more important to remind our customers how much it matters when they buy from our little businesses. I always include a @justacard leaflet when I pack orders. Sarah Hamilton began the 'Just A Card' campaign more than four years ago, and is thrilled to now be joined by a great team.... Continue Reading →
This weekend I posted out the Omega scarf for an order which made me feel very emotional... It's for a lovely London-based lady's 90th birthday. She's clearly not able to see her friends and family but they have found other ways to show their love (this one from as far away as Australia). It also... Continue Reading →
Culottes are light and airy; easy to wear at home, they can also be worn to work in or to go to dinner or on a date. This plain black style with a blush toned blouse and bright yellow accessories is perfect for the warming spring weather, and hints at a warm, sunny summer ahead.... Continue Reading →
I've managed to get my pocket squares neatly packaged. They were a bit messy to display at craft fairs and in photographs before, so I have been working on tidying up my presentation of these small items a little. It involves a lot of folding and ironing as per usual.
Life has changed immeasurably since I last posted on this blog. The whole world is in lockdown, and we don't know when it's going to end or what to do to help end it. Having spent most of March flapping about like a headless chicken (as has most of the world), I've come to the... Continue Reading →