A COLOURFUL LIFE

Spreading the Hand-Made Love

It has been far too long. 32 days to be exact, since I last posted on the blog. And it feels like longer. The play (Glorious, possibly the most wonderful, awesome, hilarious production I’ve ever been a part of) finished three weeks ago and I seem to have lost my flow rather since I took a… Continue reading Spreading the Hand-Made Love

A COLOURFUL LIFE

Happiness by Design: Friday Nights and my Sparkly New Sewing Machine

While many twenty-somethings will spend their Friday nights at some kind of small social gathering, edgy music playing in the background and an abundance of smoke and alcohol, mine was a little different. My Friday night consisted of me, my sparkly new sewing machine, and the kind of joy small children experience when they unwrap… Continue reading Happiness by Design: Friday Nights and my Sparkly New Sewing Machine

A COLOURFUL LIFE

The Happiness Project: Freedom, Expression and Colour

“Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso I’ve always loved to paint. I’d paint all day long if I could. I love getting lost in watercolours and experimenting with acrylics. So for June my Happiness Project Resolution was to spend a little more time being creative, nurturing any shred… Continue reading The Happiness Project: Freedom, Expression and Colour

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Designer Feature: Isobel Cook

Designers: Isobel Cook ,  BA Menswear Graduate, in Collaboration with Textile Designer Giverney-Grace Volrath; both London College of Fashion.  Collection: Self  This collection really stood out for me. Fearless, powerful and dynamic; whether it was the pure magnitude of the pieces, the well-executed construction, or my understanding of the patience it must have taken to sew each… Continue reading Designer Feature: Isobel Cook