Just myself, sewing in a shed for a couple of years trying to make it work. I then joined the world of Twitter and incredibly got chosen by Theo as a #sbs winner - now it isn't just myself sewing in a shed but instead I have a world of friends, colleagues and contacts at my fingertips! #SBS has given me confidence, belief and sales!!
Kindred Rose was created because of a love of textiles, and a desire to create beautiful keepsakes for children and adults alike!
I love to collect fabrics old and new, and I like to experiment mixing traditional and retro fabrics and styles, resulting in an eclectic range of home decorations. I pride myself in handmaking all my products to a very high standard.
My workshop is a shed in the garden overlooking the beautiful devon countryside where a lot of my inspiration comes from. I share this idyll with my husband, two children (who are the namesakes of the business - Eli Kindred & Lauren Rose), two cats, two chickens and a fish!
Slowly but surely I am being featured in the press; Ideal Home, Devon Life and Vogue. Also This Morning and 60 Minute Makeover have used my products in house makeovers.
Everyone can teach someone something.
Be proud of what you do, have passion in your product and do what makes you happy!
Don't underestimate what others can do for you, or what you can do for others.