• SANTA HAT – FREE PATTERN

    We are a family of big heads. πŸ˜‹ We cannot work with the “one size” stuff you get in most shops and often we can’t even fit in the biggest sizes either. So making hats is almost an essential part of survival for…

  • KNITTED CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS

    I’m so happy that I’ve finally added my first knitting pattern on my Etsy shop. This has been in the works for a long time. I made the first stocking some years ago when I had finally, after many years of failure, learned…

  • NEW PRINT DESIGNS IN DOC COTTON SHOP

    I’ve added some new prints to my Doc Cotton Shop. In the end it was hard to decide which ones I liked the most. I had made so many variations and ideas led to new ideas and suddenly I had over a 100…

  • SKILLS UPDATE NOV 2019: ENTER ADOBE

    Drawing is hard!! I’m not good at practicing things that feel so difficult. It’s difficult for many I’m sure. Luckily I’m also a bit stubborn. Even more so since the concept of β€œgrowth mindset’ convinced me I can grow my skillset. So when…

  • APPLE PENCIL – TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES

    All this time I’ve been using a broken Apple Pencil!! The pressure sensitivity was doing nothing.Β  Hindsight and all that, but I really should have trusted my gut and taken the pencil to the genius bar straight away, rather than believe the first…

  • INTERIOR DECORATIVE SPRAY PAINTING

    By now it should go without saying that I love colourful things. I find spray painting a super easy and quick way to add colour to my life and here is a collection of decorative projects I’ve completed this year. Apologies for the…

  • DOC COTTON DESIGNS

    It’s about a year now since I started drawing. It often feels like a struggle to get any practicing done and some weeks do turn out quite unproductive, but taking a little moment to look back on what I’ve done this year feels…

  • A VERY LATE DRAWING UPDATE

    I’ve had so many little posts I’ve been meaning to write since April. It just never happens. Mostly because I still haven’t hacked this web image size dilemma.  Regardless of being vector or raster my drawings are way too big for posting, yet…

  • CHARITY SHOPPING

    I wanted to write a little entry here about charity shops as they can definitely be called a hobby of mine. Everybody loves a good bargain right? England certainly is a consumer paradise with thousands of shops competing for customers, but what is way…