Up & Coming Events & Projects

Fashion, Embroidery and Stitch, NEC March 19th - 22nd 2015

This is the 3rd year I will have had a stand at the Fashion, Embroidery and Stitch show at the NEC. This is a big show and the entry fee gets you into 3 separate shows all with a different focus. I will be showcasing e-textiles, the 3D printer and the embellisher that will be prize for my competition

Click here to visit the Fashion, Embroidery & Stitch website

Click here for more details of the 2014 event.

Past Events 

Craft in the City, Waterstones, Nottingham

Click here to find out more about my stall at Craft in the City held in Waterstones in Nottingham

Magazine Articles

I write regular articles for main stream textiles magazines such as Sewing World. 

Click here to see my articles

The latest article appeared in the November 2014 magazine. The Night Owl doorstop that was featured will soon be added to my website but in the mean time back copies of the magazine can be purchased at 

Festival of Quilts, August 2014

I attended the Festival of Quilts at the NEC  where I had a 2 hour guest slot on the Husqvarna Viking stand as a demonstrator. Click here to see how to do some of the projects I demonstrated.

Fashion, Embroidery & Stitch NEC March 20th - 24th 2014

I attended this event for the first time in 2013 and it was a great success despite incredibly bad weather. For 2014, thankfully, we had much better weather!  Click here for more details of the 2014 event.

I regularly attend:

The Artist & Designers Fair

The Pavilion Gardens

St. John's Road



SK17 6BE

Keep a look out on the website for the next dates I will be attending the show

Competition to win a sewing machine

See the winner of this competition which was open to any young person in year 9, 10 and 11 (age 13-16). The prize was an amazing sewing machine that retails at £299. 

Click here to find out more (note this will open a new window and take you to another of my websites.

My work designer maker work is featured on the 'Made in Leicestershire’ website

Leicester Mercury 

My designer maker work was featured in an article on last minute Christmas presents - Denim Jack applique wall art in bottom right hand corner

Julie - Leics-1. Mercury


Secret Postcard Exhibition 

Pedestrian Gallery in Leicester

2 pieces of work featured


photo (2)

My designer maker work was previously on sale at:


Talent House East Midlands (THEM) Designer Boutique, Leicester


Work featured in the Leicester Mercury (the doorstops!) while on sale in THEM

THEM mercury

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