Quest for the lotus fabric

Quest for the lotus fabric

Last weekend we took a sneaky trip to Cambodia to visit ancient temples of Angkor Wat and soak up the divine culture that is South East Asia. Oh I love it. Such a contrast to the big city madness of Hong Kong. It’s a place I’ve wanted to visit for a long...
I missed the crazy

I missed the crazy

The great thing about travel is it gives you a fresh perspective on the place that you live. Spending time in the US this month I saw the effect that place has on everything creative. The fabric designs in particular were so inspired by American culture, traditions...
Foxy hide n’ seek

Foxy hide n’ seek

We’ve been hiding in the limestone mountains of southern China, taking a break from the crazy wonderful of Hong Kong. There we explored caves, devoured dumplings and gulped in lungfulls of fresh air. On our last morning in Guilin the littlest and I played hide...
Sunshine everywhere

Sunshine everywhere

I type this in California as the first hint of sunrise starts to glow behind the mountains of San Jose. Jet lag can sometimes be a beautiful thing. This week I get to do three things I love. Blog, travel and stock up on craft supplies. I arrived, pinching myself,...
Tale of the missing Sewjo

Tale of the missing Sewjo

Sewjo noun, plural sew·jos, sew·joes. Motivation, reason or inspiration to Sew or Stitch. I love this term, I was reminded of it recently by the lovely Cat of Raspberry Rainbow. Last week I lost my sewjo. I’ll be honest, it wasn’t a pretty week. Normally...