March 27, 2018

I'm lucky to have lived for most of my life in Yorkshire, I may be biased, but I believe it's one of the best places to visit in the UK. Yorkshire has been a constant source of inspiration for me, we're midway between the North and East coasts, both of which are amazin...

February 5, 2018

I've just loaded the new look book to issuu Spring Look Book 2018 it has all the new spring floral patterns, and a sneak peak at what we're working on for next Christmas. Enjoy! 😁

January 13, 2018

I can hardly believe we're well into January 2018! We had an amazing and very busy Christmas, and can you believe we're already planning and creating for next christmas. I'm also getting final designs finished for spring.

I worked on some illustrations recently for a Ch...

December 8, 2017

Spring Forward

There's snow all around this morning, and there's a real buzz about Christmas and the holidays to come. Amongst all the christmas festivities there are little hints of the Spring that will follow in the new year. Whilst everyone is thinking about the Ch...

November 25, 2017

It really is beginning to look a lot like...... you know the rest. This morning the sky is blue there is small snowfall, and my lovely local town Skipton is gearing up for a very merry one.

The Christmas mood was also helped this week with the addition of two lovely new...

October 6, 2017

Like many craft workers/artists out there, you can sometimes feel like it's all work and no pay back. I do love designing and even working through the night to get projects done is something I still love doing, especially if there's a glass or two of red wine handy!


October 2, 2017

It's been another busy old week, I've been getting stock ready for the lovely ladies at the shop in Leeds "our handmade collective" they're in the Grand Arcade next to the Grand theatre, the arcade is beautiful and houses The famous 195 year old Wm Potts & Sons clock,...

September 12, 2017

The nights are getting much cooler, which has given me more inspiration to get creating. I'm working on a few new ideas for next year, but for now here's a little bit of warmth with our new Look Book.

August 26, 2017

Fun in the Sun

August 13, 2017

Our seaside fabrics have been an amazing success. I think the vintage seaside theme appeals to so many people, and sparks peoples memories of the good old British seaside holidays. The fabrics are in selected independent stores and also online at www.poetartistandfishe...

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Follow my blog to learn more about my pattern designs, and illustrations. I have designed cards, fabric, furniture and illustrated two books. Everything I do is inspired by living and working in Yorkshire. I welcome any enquiries.

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