Exclusive preview of my handmade children's clothes collection for Spring 2020
Updated: Apr 6
Take a peek behind the scenes at the photoshoot for Popsy and Mama's Spring Collection 2020.
A behind the scenes look at how Popsy and Mama's first 'real' photoshoot went, and introducing you to the people who helped make it happen.
At the end of January I held my first 'real' photoshoot for Popsy and Mama to showcase my spring 2020 collection of handmade children's clothes. It's always been a dream of mine to capture each season in a magazine-style shoot. I can't believe a few weeks ago that dream came true!
My wonderful Brand Reps kindly agreed to help make it happen and joined me in Cannock, West Midlands, for a day of Popsy and Mama fun.
We were all travelled from different sides of the country. We had Brand Reps coming from Scotland, Cornwall, East Anglia, the South Coast, and from Berkshire was myself, Poppy and Rachel Mullin's, the very important photographer. Some of us drove up together in a minibus. You can image the (chaotic) fun we had!
Everyone excitedly greeted each other upon arrival at a school in Cannock (our base for the photoshoot). I had to pinch myself several times knowing the parents and children travelled all that way for Popsy and Mama.
Many of the Brand Rep children have never met. But, before we knew it, they were giggling, running and enjoying each other's company. All 20 of them!
We got to work straight away. The back drop went up and Popsy and Mama's Spring Collection 2020 came out. The children started trying on the new collection and telling us their (very honest) opinions. You can always rely on children to tell you the truth!
My Brand Reps do an amazing job taking pictures of my handmade outfits on their adventures. I thought it was about time I introduced them to you properly. So here they are, they're a gorgeous bunch!
Introducing Popsy and Mama's Brand Reps
TILLY, AGE 3
"Tilly is 3 and obsessed with dinosaurs, crocodiles and sharks. Her favourite toy is Gary the Croc."
ARLO, AGE 3
"Arlo is 3 and a half. He loves Marshall from Paw Patrol!"
FRANKIE, AGE 10 MOS
"Franklin (Frankie for short) is almost 10 months old. He doesn't have a favourite toy yet, he just likes empty water bottles and chewing shoes!"
RUBY-MAE, AGE 3
"Ruby-Mae is 3, She loves dancing and her baby Annabelle."
JAXSON, AGE 2
"Jaxson is 2 and a half. He loves riding his bike and running outdoors. His favourite things to play with are his cars and his baby doll, who he's named Baby John!"
ISABELLE, AGE 16 MOS
"Isabelle is 16 months old. She loves swimming - she’s like a little fish!"
LEXIE, AGE 9 MOS &
ELLIS, AGE 2
"Little sister Lexie is 9 months old, and big brother Ellis has just turned 2. Ellis' favourite toy is Duck from 'Sarah and Duck' the TV programme. And, Lexie's favourite toy is Sarah! They're like two peas in a pod."
ALBIE, AGE 15 MOS
" Albie is 15 months old. He loves playing with lots of different toys, but especially with his Noah's Ark."
DARCIE, AGE 2
"Darcie is 2 years old. She loves anything and everything to do with Paw Patrol!"
ELOWEN, AGE 11 MOS &
HARLYN, AGE 3
@dippydodah "Meet brother and sister, Harlyn and Elowen. Harlyn is 3 and a half and loves Ghostbusters, bugs and the Backstreet Boys! Elowen is 11 months old and loves...everything!"
LOUIS, AGE 3
@life_with_louis_and_lady "Louis is 3 years old. He loves anything to do with Toy Story or cars. Louis loves singing songs too!"
JENSEN, AGE 4 &
JAYDE, AGE 20 MTHS
@jensen_and_jaydes_adventures "Big brother Jensen is 4, and little sister Jayde is 20 months old. Jensen’s favourite toys to play with are his Disney Car’s, and Jayde's is her princess doll."
THEA, AGE 3 &
SIENNA, AGE 18 MOS
@teesy_and_see "Meet the sweetest sisters, Thea aged 3, and Sienna aged 18 months. Thea loves playing with Paw Patrol and her sister. Thea is also cleverer than most adults! Sienna was born at five to midnight on Independence Day - she certainly lives up to this!"
JAMES, AGE 2
"James is 2 years old. He loves spending most of his time pretending to be a firefighter on his ride-on fire engine while wearing his firefighter's helmet!"
RORY & NOAH, AGE 2
"Identical twins, Rory and Noah, are 2 years old. They enjoy spending their time outside playing on the slide, and love In The Night Garden."
The final snaps
Now you've met the gorgeous children who are in Popsy and Mama's Spring Collection 2020 pictures, here's an exclusive preview of a few behind the scenes shots.
That's a wrap
Once we'd called "that's a wrap" the children (who had all done so well) had a run around Cannock Chase, before heading home.
I love looking at the pictures of them smiling and enjoying themselves. It's nice knowing Popsy and Mama has bought this bunch of little people together. Many I'm sure will become life long friends!
Thank you to Rachel Mullins Photography
Finally, before I call it a wrap on this blog post I want to say one final thank you to Rachel Mullins Photography. I've met Rachel at a few events and am always impressed with her work. I was delighted when Rachel said "yes" to travelling 2 hours to photograph my Spring 2020 collection. She's very talented! If you're ever looking for a photographer for your business, family lifestyle pictures, or a bump to baby photoshoot, Rachel comes highly recommended!
Spring Collection 2020 goes live on Sunday 16 February
I'm over the moon to announce my collection of handmade children's clothes for Spring 2020 goes live on Sunday 16 February. I really do hope you like it!
I'll leave you with an exclusive preview of a few of my favourite spring fabrics and styles...
Handmade Children's Romper and Birthday Crown in "Birthday Panda" print
Can be ordered for ages 1 - 5 years old
Two Spring 2020 prints launching on Sunday 16 February
"Deer in the Woods" and "Floral Bee"
(showcased here with NEW coordinating long-sleeve tops)
Both prints can be made into dresses, rompers, dungarees, leggings and more
Popsy and Mama's Spring Collection 2020 is now live. You can view it here.
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