Curtains for ....

It’s a strange thing… celebrity. I’ve just completed curtains for one so should I be hiking up the highest hill to proclaim it to the world? Should I panic phone the press to impress this nugget of status upon them?  Should I let ” the name” casually trip from my tongue during conversations? 

Do you know…I really feel no inclination to do any of these things and yet I am aware that in this loopy era of marketing marathons, self promotion and celebrity associated sales I ought really to play along. I think the resistance is the Scot in me. I am one of a long, hessian clothed line of  doomsters dating back to Calvin and beyond. The salted porridge  Luddite within me smarts at the very hint of a name drop.

So I’ll just show you the curtains…

Leaves appliqueed on to the leading edge
Leaves at the base
Leaves at the base
Sycamore and Rowan

 No…I’m not telling!

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Posted by:mogwaii

Born: 13th March 1969 in Edinburgh Star sign: Pisces Where do I live? An beautiful island called Lismore Who with? I live with my gorgeous man - Yorick, and my beautiful boys Ruben (currently 14) and Tom (10) and we also have cat poppy, cat Bashy and cat Spyro. What do I do there? Water veggies in the polytunnel, loads of mopping up, picking up clothes, cooking and washing dishes. The rest of the time I'm in a blissfull state in my studio making things out of wool and designing the next must have (in my head!) and a lot of cycling to and fro My favourite Books: Right now...empowerment books like "The power of now" and "The Secret", but also John Fowles "The Magus" and "The kite runner" and I love the "Tao of Poo" My Favourite films: Babettes feast, Wings of desire and The colour of Pomegranites. My favourite music: Bach cello suites for designing, Dolly parton for making (especially her album Little Sparrow), Teddy Thompson and loads of other stuff! What did I do before moving to Lismore? * Went to school in Edinburgh (South Morningside primary then St. Mary's music school and then George Watson's) * Went to Brazil for a year, fell in love, learnt Portuguese and spun a lot of wool * Studied foundation in visual arts in Manchester poly and then went on to study BA Hons in textiles at Goldsmith's college * Made felt hats, sold them at Camden market and then eventualy Liberties and had Ruben in the midst of it all - moved to Pathhead * Tom came along and I stopped making hats. sung lots of Jazz, taught Brazilian and samba singing, recorded an album and started singing with La Boum * Tom went to school and I set up Mogwaii * Moved here in 2006 There you go!! xx Sarah (from left) Ruben, me and Tom (from left) Ruben, me and Tom

6 replies on “Celebrities and their Curtains

  1. Sarah Sarah no one but no one is more of a celeb than you, you talented minx. Whoever the lucky person is to have your divine creations about the place should be shouting your name from the highest hills and praising you in the greatest tones and terms. So good to have you back, with your humour and wisdom and that textile stuff you do so well………let’s hear it for Sarah at Mogwaii………….xx

  2. by the way if dropping names brings in the ££££££££££££ drop away. We will yawn and understand for surely celebrity is the greatest yawn inducer………

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