My diary


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Inspiration!!

Had an inspiring visit to a leather trade show Lineapelle London where primarily Italian suppliers display their latest designs. I was interested in metallic and texture finishes and was not disappointed at all. The quality and diversity opened up new ideas and possibilities for my bag designs and I left with my head spinning with ideas!!

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Community Inspiration !!

19th Dec 2016 Working with entrepreneurs and small businesses is so motivating. Listening to their stories and learning from their experiences makes you feel you are not alone on your quest to make a small idea into a bigger reality. It has been so helpful to share my thoughts and ideas with like-minded people to […]

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Go Digital!!!

My designs for scarves arrived on Friday from the silk printers and I am so pleased with them. I never would have thought I could have achieved this but with the advancements and accessibility to digital technologies anything is possible. From an initial sketch, then scanning it, finessing the digital image to it being printed […]

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Paddling like mad!!

Setting up a business is like the analogy of a calm graceful duck gliding across the water but underneath they are paddling like mad!!! Whilst my lovely new website is live and this is beginning to feel real I am paddling like mad in the background!! To keep expenditure to a minimum I am drawing on […]

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Meet the manufacturer!

If there was one moment when my mind set changed from aspiring to do this to really believing it was possible was walking around the Make It British event “Meet the Manufacturer” in May of this year. Up until then I couldn’t see how and where I could source artisans to help me create my […]