PINNED POST – main blog topics

For those not yet informed, we are now closed for business. After almost a decade of glorious corsetry, I decided to return to some of my other interests. Everything has its time, and I am grateful for the interest, support, and enthusiasm that our clients and fans gave to us during the Sparklewren years. Perhaps … Continue reading PINNED POST – main blog topics

Learning corset patterning with us

I came into Nero to read and relax, and they were playing Lauren Housley (my lad plays drums with her band quite often). Lovely coincidence.  It's been a busy week. Monday/Tuesday I had the delightful and talented Joni of Rainbow Curve Corsetry here to study pattern drafting. My brain is so distracted by learning how … Continue reading Learning corset patterning with us

Let’s fundraise!

The colouring book is here!  I am so excited about this, it's been an absolute treat to make... Completely lovely to have the opportunity to buy some nice pens and paper and sit down to immerse myself in some frivolous horse-themed drawing. As you know, I volunteer twice a week at a community stables nearby in Birmingham. … Continue reading Let’s fundraise!

Deliberately incomplete

Took over three hours to get to sleep last night. And once I had, the cat started scratching at the door for attention. Bloody hell. Walked around the Clent Hills yesterday. The weather turned flaysome, sharp stinging rain pushed into your neck by strong winds. Beautiful fresh air and views though.  Resumed my winged horses upon … Continue reading Deliberately incomplete

Structural anatomy geek-out: BODYWORLDS

I'm surprised to realise that I haven't written here since 15th December. That's an unheard of amount of time. Things were busy before christmas, obviously, and they will continue to be busy for a little while longer. My aim to finish another corset or two whilst at home didn't work out due to a horrid chest … Continue reading Structural anatomy geek-out: BODYWORLDS