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

Foolishness, curiosity, and books.

Someone shared this video on Facebook today and, since it describes a large part of the sentiment behind Where Angels Fear to Tread (our curated corsetry project from 2016) I thought you might enjoy it.  I've spoken about this topic many times before. I meet dozens and dozens of would-be corsetmakers who, even if they … Continue reading Foolishness, curiosity, and books.

Clarity – something to work towards

Aw, the sun is shining, I'm cosy on my little boat, and I'm having a leisurely study day, perfect... Well, half leisurely, what I'm really meant to be doing today is tidying up. I've made a start, it's fine. Hoping to pop North to see mama and Ben next weekend, why are trains so expensive … Continue reading Clarity – something to work towards

Butterflies (of the shy variety)

So often, things that you might think would be outside of my comfort zone actually aren't outside of it at all. There are plenty of things that I'm uncertain of, things that I might try that might not work, things that I've no prior experience with... but none of this necessarily makes the thing uncomfortable. Through … Continue reading Butterflies (of the shy variety)