I lived on a small island in the South China Sea with a husband, two sons and a scruffy dog and now I live in London which is in a slightly larger small island with a scruffy husband two large boys and a very fluffy dog.
It was a great day yesterday in Soho. Hello to any new guests who came to the stall and picked up a card and are visiting.
We came away yesterday tired but happy and we have another great day to look forward to today. Special thanks must go to Helen from Just Green for helping us to store our stock. Go visit her lovely organic shop in Soho and Forest Bird whose shop our stall was pitched outside of. Surely we got the best spot with coffee, nibbles and great clothes right behind us.Have a mooch inside it's lovely as are its wonderful staff, thanks girls!
Here I am, I have devoted a whole day to sorting out my stock and finishing off and what do I decide to do? Well inspired by the wonderfulFloraDouville, who produces a beautiful calender every year I decide to have a go myself. This is a round up of a year of work. I think it's rather good if I do say so myself.Now back to the grind stone.
I have sooo much to do and finish off before Saturday and the fair. I should be working away painting and sewing, but who could resist the lure of Sham ShuiPo and it's beads,string, ribbons and cloth. Good company( thanks Liina my crafty friend) good noodles and oodles of string made for a great distraction from the long list of chores.
Oh and as ever in Hong Kong look up, that's when I saw this great old pawn shop. Look at those windows!
Lamma Fun day was fun! Hello and thank you to all who came by to see Roz, Suzi and myself on our stall. We all did very well with our stock and got some useful feedback which I will put to good use at Soho Wine and Dine next weekend 1pm to 8pm. I will be attending that fair with Sheila from Turnaround, look out for us!
It's Lamma Fun day tomorrow. I have made my two dozen cakes for the cake stall and myself and Roz Keep will be selling our cards too. It's my first outing for my Christmas cards lets hope the reaction is good.
I've photographed the cakes on one of my new giant sized serviette with the doily print in red. I don't think I'll try and sell any printed textiles tomorrow, I'll save them for the Soho Wine and Dine. Hope to see you at one or both!
Here I am stamping, folding and packing 300 Christmas cards. It's a labour of love. There is something very exciting about seeing your work printed. Still I may not love them quite so much if I don't sell any.
I thought I would show you some of the things I've been making for the Soho Wine and Dine Carnival were I will have a stall.The Snow globe card is one I've done as a Christmas card. It's blank inside but I have had some stamps made to print" Happy Holidays" and Seasons greetings to go in some. I am hoping to sell the whole run, but if I have some left leaving them blank may give them a longer life as just greeting cards.
This was a lovely shop in Sydney High tea with Mrs Woo. I'm trying to rethink how to display my printed textiles as I am participating in the Soho Wine and Dine street fair November 20th and 21st. It's very exciting and also quite nerve racking as I get new and different stock ready.
I shall be posting some of my new bits and pieces next week hopefully with the weather better for some outdoors photo sessions. Any thoughts or ideas on displays gladly received.