Making Uncovered Success!

Every thing about taking part in Making Uncovered was satisfying, right from the first meeting at Brixton East (where I immediately visualised myself in situ sewing and making) to being paid promptly for my workshop. This was my first time working with Makerhood and from the outset it was evidently a clearly thought out, seamless operation. TheContinue reading “Making Uncovered Success!”

Making Uncovered at Brixton East 20th April 2013

I’ve set up a Hope in Your Handbag™ workshop page, which you can see on the tab next to “About” and “Sewin Studio”. I will be holding a workshop as part of Making Uncovered at Brixton East on 20th April as well as demonstrating my hand bag making . It’s going to be a fantasticContinue reading “Making Uncovered at Brixton East 20th April 2013”

‘Artist Made’ – Wearable Art

It’s finished! ‘Artist Made’ is neatly glued into the handbag frame and when you peek inside you see the lovely midnight blue satin lining playing off against the dark night velour interior facing. The interior of the bag is as important as the outside don’t you think?

Why handmade?

Well, there is a campaign to promote handmade. Of course I support this for the same reasons that I make my art in the first place. To create  something with unique quality, to support myself in the local economy whilst keeping  an eye on those carbon miles.  At the same time reusing, reducing and recreatingContinue reading “Why handmade?”

Original Oyster Card holders at Brixton Makers Market

There was such a great atmosphere at the Makers Market in Brixton yesterday. Everybody is so friendly, you get to meet such interesting people and with support from the family,  it was a good day. All stall holders at the Makers Market are from Brixton, making it a unique local market.  There is such a wealthContinue reading “Original Oyster Card holders at Brixton Makers Market”

Makers Market Brixton

Yesterday I went to the Makers Market meeting down in Brixton. The organisers Stuart, John and Lisa  invited  current and new makers to give them feed back on the last market and  update us on developments. Stuart and John have been traders in Brixton Market for some time, have set up the Makers Market asContinue reading “Makers Market Brixton”