Ruined… and elated…

...that's how I feel! A big old tired mix of things. I'm shattered from this month. But invigorated too. Though I adore making things I don't adore being stuck at my sewing machine for 12 hours a day, and my body didn't adore it either. Pain, numbness, general drop in wellness, stomach sickness... But at the … Continue reading Ruined… and elated…

Patterns for sale

EDIT: Well you lot are keen! Those patterns all went within 30 minutes of posting, which was very gratifying, thank you 🙂 We then searched through and found a few more that we were happy to sell. Some assorted multi-panel pattern fun. And guess what happened...? Yep, they also sold super swiftly. Sorry for those who … Continue reading Patterns for sale

Lots on! Please read/share/explore our posts to support Sparklewren!

Another Saturday in the studio instead of at the stables. I need to get my hustle on!We've got many sold samples to finish (steel on its way, so we should be on top of that soon), plus other designs still available, and I keep finding things that, with a bit more work, we could get … Continue reading Lots on! Please read/share/explore our posts to support Sparklewren!

Furniture, Antiques, etc. – for Sale

Bits and bobs from our studio! All available for collection now, unless otherwise stated. Cash on collection preferred. Green corner table, floral motifs painted on top. £20. Plant pot stand with turned legs. £5. Georgian table, very simple but lovely. Price to follow. Georgian shelves, with turned details. Price to follow. 40s/50s dresser with oval mirror. Slightly damaged (one of the … Continue reading Furniture, Antiques, etc. – for Sale

Beast mode

A nice, productive day in the studio. Had both Holly and intern Cassy here, so we made a lot of progress! It's making me feel hopeful about being properly prepared for this year off from December. All our older samples are getting finished and finding homes nice and swiftly. And I've remembered five more that we … Continue reading Beast mode

Midnight Blue, almost ready…

Holly and our intern Ffion are today finishing the embellishment on the midnight blue silk overbust. This is an old Birds Wing overbust made years ago that was never properly finished, if you remember... a test piece when I was trying out numerous construction options, trying to figure out the best way of making multi-panel … Continue reading Midnight Blue, almost ready…