Fallen Divas

One half of our croft is brimming with flouncing lambs and proud, sometimes panicked mums, but the other looks something like a Hollywood care home for fallen Divas. At this time of year Shetland sheep teenagers (hoggs), start to lose their winter locks, often leaving them with just a boa style ruff around their fairly…

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Keep Shtoom

I have loads of pictures of personalised baby cushions that never see the light of … a screen. Annoyingly, but understandably I can’t go plastering pictures of them on social media until I’m sure the recipient has received it and by then the moment of marketing motivation has long gone. However, today I stumbled across…

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Cushions

You either love them, or you HATE them. Having made and sold them for 13 years I think I can safely say that the majority of women and house proud/gay men would place themselves in camp 1 while a mighty blast of blokes would stride cocksure into camp 2. This includes my husband who can…

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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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A CLOUDED SUN

┬áThis week the island mourns the death of our post lady, friend and familiar island face. Each one of us feel something of the impact that such a loss has on her children, siblings and mother who fortunately are nearby enough for round the clock community love and support. At times like these we recognise…

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Where do I start?

Has it been a month? even more maybe…and it’s not as though life has been so intolerably boring that I have had nothing to right about. I’ve had LOADS to write about but havn’t because I fell out of the habit. That’s it, I just fell out of the habit like a shrivelled nun. So…

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