First attempt at a fabric bird… I looked at lots of tutorials on the internet and am sure I’ll try other shapes but this one was made by looking at this pdf from It isn’t yet finished but its sitting on the cake stand until I return to it.

Next up are a return to sketching inspired by andrea joseph’s sketch blog and lots are challenges from the series ‘Every Day Matters’ from

Lastly my babies are growing fast, soon I’ll put them outside with lots of protection from birds and snails 🙂

Kim Debling is a Hampshire, UK based designer and Director of her own company Kestrel Design Ltd. She is mum to Rose and Harvey and wife to her best friend Steve.  She’s fighting off Stage 4 Lymphoma and sharing her story along the way, mainly via YouTube. Kim is passionate about being happy, mental wellbeing and in particular art and creative pursuits as therapy during tough times. She teaches online at Udemy, has published books and has art and printables available for sale.

More bits and bobs was last modified: April 30th, 2015 by Kim Debling