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Meet the Collab Maker- Little Sugar Plums

Meet the Collab Maker- Little Sugar Plums

Afternoon lovely people,The Big Pixie Collab is now just 2 days away, I am still stitching hard but we are so close now to this crazy dream of an event coming true. It is time to meet another maker and this time we have the adorable Aimie from Little Sugar Plums.  Tell us a bit about you! My name’s Aimie.  I’m 37 and I live with my Husband, teenage son, and 8 year old Daughter, Amelia.  I have been running Little Sugar Plums, for six years from my little basement sewing room in Northamptonshire where I design and make CE...


Meet the Collab Maker- Lizzie Martell Illustrations

Meet the Collab Maker- Lizzie Martell Illustrations

Good evening,Well The Big Pixie Collab is now under three weeks away. The album is coming together nicely and I have felt incredibly honoured to work with so many wonderful and talented makers. I really wanted to take this opportunity for you to get to know some of the makers involved a little better so we will be running a series of interviews in the next two weeks. First up we have the lovely Lizzie Martell Moore. My name is Lizzie and I run a small business called Lizzie Martell Illustration where I paint original art commissions and sell Giclee...


Keeping the fire burning for your small business

Keeping the fire burning for your small business

Good evening lovely people! You may have noticed that the Big Pixie Collab planning has taken over my life at the moment…but YOU are fuelling that. The reaction to every single piece so far on social media has been incredible. It has really reignited a fire and passion for this work. When you have been running a small business for a number of years (as I am sure any of us would tell you!!) it can get really draining. Today’s blog is all about my top tips for maintaining the passion for your craft business long term! Pixiecraft has been...


Welcome to the world of Pixies!

Welcome to the world of Pixies!

Well hello lovely people!I have been meaning to get back into blogging for quite a long time now but life always seems to get in the way. For those of you who don't know my name is Katy, I am 27 and I currently live in Warrington, North-West England (although I spent most my life in Manchester and it is still very much my home!). Many moons again in 2010 Pixiecraft then known as the cringe-worthy Miss Pixie Crafts began as a small blog that I created to track my progress and adventures as I taught myself to sew and...