Author Archives: emily

Hidcote Gardens

In case you missed it, we started a new blog , Ice and Earth a couple of months ago. There a some new sewing posts, trips and even ‘guest appearance’ from Liz Hurley – so make sure to check it out!

We’re Moving!

After the last four years of running ‘Me and My Polar Bear’ (albeit sporadically at times!), we’ve decided to move over to Ice and Earth, with a fancy new blog design. There are a few reasons behind it, one being that it links in with our letterpress cards, but really we wanted everything internet-based in […]

Coat of Arms.

We’ve been inundated with gifts and cards from family and friends since Freddie’s arrival (he’s extremely spoilt!!), and so to try and express some of our gratitude, Tom got to designing a letterhead on which to write our thank you notes. As with our other cards and most of our wedding stationery, the paper and […]

The Hepworth Dress.

This is a little bit later than planned, but last week the latest Sinbad & Sailor pattern was released, and it’s a beauty. Hannah asked me to pattern test the wonderful Hepworth dress which is a sleeveless, princess seamed bodice with a fitted waist and flared skirt. Essentially a perfect addition to all wardrobes! As […]

2 Weeks Old.

I know I’m a couple of weeks behind, but over Easter we headed to Tom’s parents so that Freddie could meet some of his great grandparents, and enjoy lots of grandparent cuddles. I don’t think he got put down for about three days…. Tom’s Granny (pictured above!) is an amazing amazing knitter. She has single […]

Discovering Cambridge.

Tom’s gone back to work today. Boooo. I’m feeling pretty proud of myself though as I’ve managed to have a shower, wash my hair, put make up on AND leave the house all on my own, without Freddie screaming too much at all. We’ve been extremely lucky, as bar a few truly horrific nights, we’ve […]