Coft Critters

The first batch of new designs more or less complete with the absence cows (hopefully to emerge today) and  another sheep design which I had better shove on fabric if only to purge it from my mind. That involves gold leaf of all things, but still waiting for the arrival of “size” (i.e.e glue). A…

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Critters a la Mogwaii

A new Mogwaii range is emerging of our croft critters. I’ve been having fun combining fabric with sketch to give them their final garb. I muse as I’m sure all designers do as to whether all will find stripes dots and certain colour combinations as compelling or humorous as I do. Are there some colour…

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Adventures in silly!

Despite knowing how financially sound it would be – I just can’t bring myself to design products with “normal” highland critters. Has it got something to do with studying ART? Or perhaps studying art at an institution which pressed all students to flaunt controversy, scorn the norm and expect to project “meaning” in anything and…

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Resolutions

After a glut of rich food, socialising and an absence of schedule I find myself craving  hunger and a plan going forward. Yesterday I downloaded a free mind mapping app and a monstrous mandala of order emerged with coloured branches of focus and tiny twigs of how to’s. Let’s hope my resolve to refer to…

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Ahh for a paddle!

  The last two weeks have left me with little doubt that what goes around most definitely comes around. Oh yes,  my teenage strut, swagger and lip has come back to wallop me square in the face in the form of my 13-year-old son. To be quite honest I find the comments, in the main, hilarious because they’re so…

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CHAOS TO …less chaos.

There’s quite definitely a recurring theme about my life. It has to do with order and chaos and how I constantly seem to be on a quest to turn the former in to the latter be it with a hoover, sewing needle or Sage accounts. Does everybody tangle with this issue in such a  pressing…

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