I first designed and made these wash mitts for my own children when they were toddlers. Anyone with little children knows that normal flannels, sized for adults, are just too big for little hands to handle independently, and carry too much water, leading to lots of puddles on the bathroom floor. (more…)
Now we’ve all felt guilty about projects that have hang about for ages because we just didn’t really like making them. This is not the case with these blankets – the reason for the extremely measured progress is (more…)
For me it evokes my childhood, the British countryside and the coming of summer, but perhaps the same species bloom together elsewhere around the world and it means just as much in other places.
The other scent of May for me is strongly associated with France. Muguet (lily of the valley) is traditionally associated with the 1st of May, when it is given as a good luck token. I love that that this tradition hasn’t become globalised, and has stayed a very French symbol of spring.