Monday, 2 March 2015

Final preparations

This is the current state of my work/stock room - pretty chaotic but I'm getting there. Only a few more fabrics to be labelled and then everything is ready to go in the van tomorrow. Oh, how exciting!

Saturday, 28 February 2015

Stitching Show

The preparations are well under way here at Dots n Stripes HQ for the Stitching, Sewing and Quilting Show at the SECC in Glasgow next week. The show opens it's door on Thursday, 5th of March and runs until Sunday, 8th. You can find us again in the same spot as last year, stand C04. Hope to see you there!

Please note that during this time we won't be able to dispatch your orders. The last day for dispatch next week is Tuesday, 4th March. All orders placed after that day will be processed on Monday, 9th March.

Saturday, 31 January 2015

New El Porto bag

In various cord and cotton fabrics. Another item off my list for the sewing shows in March, now onto some dresses...

Sunday, 18 January 2015

As promised

Here is a photo, or more like a small collection of them from our funny photoshoot this afternoon, of the other dress I made Leoni before Christmas. It's the same pattern as I used for the Elephant Love, only this time in cosy winter jersey Finne Funghi from Hilco.

Friday, 16 January 2015

New bags

With the Glasgow and Birmingham Stitching Shows approaching - yes, they are only in March but that comes quicker than you think - I've started sewing things to take and display. And as I sold two of my shopping bags just before Christmas these two were at the top of my to-do list:

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

We have a new family member

This is Cuddles, a new companion of our other guinea pig Toffee. They haven't been introduced yet as Cuddles is very shy and jumpy and we're trying to get her used to us and the noises in our house first. She hasn't been handled a lot by her previous owner as the lady was too scared to touch her! Now, how can someone be afraid of a cute little guinea pig? Anyway, will keep you posted on the progress.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Christmas wishes

I wish all my friends and family a Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy 2015!

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