Shop / Life Update!
Time for a little update I think, since I’ve been so quiet on here over the last few months!
I have new range of printed and partially hand embroidered cushions for sale now, which I’m really proud of. This range features some new designs as well as a few of my old favourites, what’s different is that I have (through the lovely and highly recommended Prinfab) had some high quality textile prints made of the designs, this means that the cushions are MUCH MUCH quicker to make, whilst still retaining a handmade quality.
Each cushion is available in a fully printed version, all at £20, and a partially embroidered version which vary from £30 – £35, which have most of the text and some key features hand stitched onto the printed background. I love these items as they have a great tactile feel but don’t take the hours of make time that my older ranges of cushions did! I have also started to be more responsible in my sourcing of fabrics. I have always bought the cheapest cotton I could get my hands on but I’ve now switched to buying organic only (the organic textile company are ethical and sell some great stuff! I would also be open to suggestions of any other good suppliers if you have them – send them my way!), for the backing fabrics for the range. Its more expensive obviously but it’s beautiful! And much more environmentally friendly which I feel is not just a fun feature of my business now, but a necessity!
I also have recently created a discount store, basically its my old Folksy shop! You can go there for any items that I no longer list on Etsy or that are in clearance and soon to be removed from sale, all with discounts in price.
I’m now working a full time job as well as running Stitch City, which explains why I’ve been so quiet lately! I’m not winding down the shop by any means, but I’ve had to make some changes and pare back on a few projects. I will still be here, working away, I’ve got my new studio set up in my living room and so there’s no excuse really!
I am currently working on restocking after the Xmas market season. And then in the new year I’ve got another new cushion to add to the range.
I’ll be shutting the shop for the xmas break on Thursday 21st December – and then I’ll be reopening in the New year on Friday January 5th.
Merry Christmas and see you in 2018!