Hampton CourtHad a great time at the Hampton Court Handmade Fair, meeting lots of interesting people including event organiser Kirstie Allsopp. I was signing copies of Girls Get Stitching, and talking about all sorts of crafty design ideas. We hope it returns next year!


Were you there? What was your favourite bit?

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Some pictures and press coverage from the latest #loveyourclothes events in John Lewis Glasgow and Aberdeen. Love Your Clothes aims to raise awareness of the value of clothes and help us make the most of the clothes we already have. You can follow them on Twitter to find out more - @loveyourclothes.















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Wow! Amazed and delighted to see how American designer Rachel Ashwell incorporated my blanket commision into Hollywood actress Jessica Simpson's nursery. View all the pictures at US Weekly.

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This week I was on the radio talking about the #loveyourclothes initiative to encourage people to upcycle clothing. You can have a listen on iPlayer here! (Seek to around 1:24:40).

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Selected cushions £130 now £80

As seen below - contact me to discover which of the designs are still available.


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