About Sew Smitten

SewSmitten hand produce a wide range of gift & everyday items featuring original limited edition artwork designed & printed by the creative duo - Penni P; designer maker & boyfriend the Gnome; graphic designer.
Among our handmade stash you will find Oyster Card Holders, Bags, Purses, Greeting Cards, Prints, Kitchenwares & Accessories.
Check our website out at www.sewsmitten.com

Saturday, 20 November 2010

Xmas Fair Dates for the Diary!!!

Last Wednesday we took part in ECCA's Creative Fair in Islington's Candid Arts Centre. Here we launched our brand new Animal Letter Greeting Cards which were positively received, the night as a whole was a great experience & we met some lovely people there too. Including some possible new SewSmitten stockists in the pipeline.. so watch this space!
So now November is scarily coming to a fast end that means Christmas is on it's merry way too which also means Christmas Fairs are in full swing!
Get those date diaries at the ready and your shopping arms & feet on because this year we will be setting up shop at 3 different venues around London!

First up it's the fabulous Panto themed We Make London Christmas Fair on the Saturday 4th December in Chelsea Town Hall.
This event will be our biggest fair to date with over 80 stalls selling a wide range of unique hand crafted goodies, fancy dress competitions, xmas themed craft activities, yummy festive nibbles & much much more for a fun day out & a great shopping experience. Entry is just £2 but the first 80 customers through the door will receive a bumper packed We Make tote bag stashed with lots of handmade booty & promotional material from some of the stall holders on the day. (SewSmitten included!)
For updates on the fair & to find out more about the other stall holders be sure to visit the We Make blog

Date: Saturday 4th December 2010
Venue: Chelsea Town Hall, Kings Road, London, SW3 5EE
Time: 11am - 5pm

The following next 2 Saturdays (11th & 18th December) we will be at the Of Cabbages & Kings Xmas Market Days.
First venue is St Mary's Crypt in Islington and the second is the regular spot of Abney Hall in Stoke Newington. At these market you are always guaranteed to find a great selection of handmade wares along with a friendly & warming environment, festive music, xmas nibbles & lots of hot drinks! (fingers crossed for some mulled wine!)
For more updates on their fairs & to find out more about the other stall holders just visit the Of Cabbages & Kings website.

Date: Saturday 11th December 2010
Venue: St Mary's Crypt, Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 2TX
Time: 11am - 5pm

Date: Saturday 18th December 2010
Venue: Abney Hall, 73A Church Street, Stoke Newington, London, N16 0AS
Time: 11am - 5pm

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Enterprise Week Party & Creative Enterprise Awards Night

Creative Fair Event Date for the Diary!
17th November 2010
5pm - 10pm

Creative Fair – everything under a tenner!

Enterprise Week is a programme of free talks, practical workshops and networking opportunities organised by ECCA - the Enterprise Centre for the Creative Arts at University of the Arts London. It’s part of Global Entrepreneurship Week with over 7.5 million people taking part worldwide. There are over 30 events with partners and sponsors designed to help you work for yourself, go freelance or start your own business. You can see the full programme of events online on their website at: http://www.ecca-london.org/events/viewevents/

So fortunately for us being graduates of UAL we've been offered a stall at their Creative Enterprise Awards night in Islington which will be a night of networking, drinks and celebration!

The award winners will be announced on the night and there will also be the chance to sample some products and services from other enterprising UAL students and graduates who will be selling you something very unique and handmade for under £10!

Date: Wednesday 17 November 2010

Time: 5pm – 10pm, Awards ceremony at 7pm

Location: Candid Arts, 3 Torrens St, Islington, EC1V 1NQ Click here for - MAP

Cost: Entry is Free but if you book a space via the following link you are also entitled to a Free drink! http://www.ecca-london.org/events/eventdetails/?eid=1045

It’s a great chance to pick up a bargain in time for Christmas as well as seeing at firsthand the entrepreneurial talent of the University’s students and alumni.

Here are some of the creative products and services available:

• Design and illustration magazines

• Portraits and photography prints

• Fortune telling

• Vintage-style customised clothing, jewellery and accessories

• On-the-day photo shoots and handmade frames and cards for photos

• Handmade cushions and bags, Oyster Card holders, hair clips and coin purses

• Self-published books

• Artisan food

At the event we will be selling a small selection of our wares, among our handmade stash you’ll find; Greeting Cards, Tea-towels, Oyster Card holders, Brooches, Hairclips & Handprinted Coin Purses. All for a nifty £10 and under!

Monday, 8 November 2010

Bold & Colourful New Card Range

On this staggeringly fast approach to Christmas we here at SewSmitten Hq are proud and excited to upload and present to you our fabulous new greeting card range.

Each design features an array of characterful creatures forming a letter of the Alphabet, making it both personal and interesting to give or receive. Letters are available in a variety of colours, comes blank inside, printed on 100% recycled card and comes with a coloured envelope.

'A is for...' includes Albatross, Alligator, Anteater and Armadillo

'Z is for...' includes Zebra, Zebu and Zope

Visit our Greeting Cards section to view the whole collection!

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