What I Wish I Had Known When I Was Starting Out

This past week, following on from the Craft, Hobby and Stitch trade show I attended back in February, has seen me go from dreaming of becoming a fabric designer to actually selling my designs and thus, becoming one!  That’s on top of working with another fabric manufacturer to further develop one of my collections.  So yes, it’s been an exciting week for me.  A dream come true.  It’s made me a little retrospective, in a good way, thinking about how I got here.  And then this morning one of my favourite bloggers, Bonnie Christine, posted an interesting new series on her blog about her creative journey.

Inspired by her post, I also decided to reflect and write a letter to myself at the very early stages of my creative journey to run my own little business and become a surface pattern designer.

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