WHO IS THE LADY BEHIND THE ILLUSTRATIONS? Hi. I am Victoria Tojeiro of VictoriaDraws. CAN YOU EXPLAIN YOUR DESIGN PROCESS, OR WHERE YOU TAKE YOUR INSPIRATION FROM? Since I've been old enough to hold a pencil I've drawn. My infant sketchbooks are full of horses, unicorns, fish and even the odd princess, as well as scraps … Continue reading Makers Corner: Victoria Tojeiro of Victoria Draws
Little people equally deserve something special and we have collated our top picks of vendors who make cool little items for our little angels. We look forward to you joining us on March 3rd at Green Rooms, Wood Green! Did someone say Red Velvet cake*...!! http://www.etsy.com/shop/afropuffltd http://www.etsy.com/shop/pinkmushroomdesigns http://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/HatchlingMakes http://www.etsy.com/shop/chasingtigers http://www.wittydittydesigns.com *Hurry! While stocks … Continue reading Spring Gift Guide – Kids
Welcome back to the second instalment of our Mother's Day Gift Guide. We bring you another selection of our creative London makers and designers. Whatever you do, don't forget to meet the makers on March 3rd at Green Rooms, Wood Green and join us for cake*! http://www.etsy.com/shop/brushandbotany http://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/ThreadAndRock http://www.etsy.com/Shop/ivielondon c http://www.etsy.com/shop/innaboxdesign *Hurry! While stocks last!
Whether you are contemplating gifts for your mother, sister, aunt, grandmother or even a friend, it can be mind boggling what to gift to these special women in our lives. We’ve taken some of the guess work out and have collated a selection of items from our traders who will be at our Spring Makers … Continue reading Mother’s Day Inspiration Gift Guide 2018 – Pt 1
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Who is Samantha Parker London? Samantha Parker is a Surface Designer. Can you explain your design process? My design process is also a learning process, I find something that fascinates me and study it. I learn about the subjects habitat, diet and anatomy. I then draw them and paint them with Gouache. The Artwork is … Continue reading Makers Corner: Samantha Parker of Samantha Parker London
Who is Burglar Cat? Burglar Cat is a one-woman undertaking and is based in East London, UK. But originally I am from beautiful Estonia. I was drawing cats being naughty burglars for my very first attempt screen printing and that is when Burglar Cat was born. It is now developed into hand painted tote bags, … Continue reading Makers Corner: Stella Salumaa of Burglar Cat
Who are Thread & Rock? Thread & Rock is the home-grown venture of two sisters, Borscha and Bristy. We create handmade bracelets which cater to petite wrists. What inspired you both to became makers? Having inherited the petite frame from our Asian parents, there are two things we’ve always struggled with: (1) reaching for things … Continue reading Makers Corner: Borscha and Bristy of Thread & Rock
Please tell us a little about yourself? I’m Leah Nicholls, founder and owner of Sleeping Beauties and Dreaming the Wild. Can you please tell us what inspired you to became a maker? I have been a fashion designer to the UK high street for the last 10 years, specifically working with printed clothing from India. … Continue reading Makers Corner: Leah Nicholls of Sleeping Beauties and Dreaming the Wild
Who is Afro-Puff Ltd? Afro-puff Ltd is a UK based African inspired children's clothing line which captures the beauty of African printed fabrics. My handmade range brings together the vibrancy of African textiles with unique playful elements and meticulous craftsmanship. What inspired you to become a maker? I have always loved to sew and have … Continue reading Makers Corner: Tamika Johnston of Afro-Puff Ltd