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About Helen

Helen Round is a British textile designer and print maker. Her classic designs, inspired by the flora and fauna of the countryside and coastline are hand printed onto the highest quality linen using traditional screen printing techniques.

A Creative Boost For Your Mental Health

By |2020-01-11T08:44:13+00:00January 9th, 2020|Free Sewing Patterns, Workshops|

A Creative Boost For Your Mental Health  New Year is a great time to take stock of our emotional well being. To me, creativity has always been a tonic at times of stress or anxiety. The peaceful, tactile act of sewing focusses and soothes my mind as I become absorbed by the task at [...]

Interior Inspiration with Debbie Down

By |2020-01-04T10:29:38+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Bespoke Printing|

Interior Inspiration with Debbie Down of Rooms with a View This week we’re delighted to discuss interior inspiration with Debbie Down, owner of Rooms with a View, an exciting interior design and soft furnishing store in the historic market town of Diss, on the Norfolk / Suffolk border. Rooms with a View [...]

Natural Christmas Decorations – Jemma’s styling tips

By |2019-12-05T12:08:12+00:00December 5th, 2019|Visit The Shop At Mount Edgcumbe, Christmas|

Natural Christmas Decorations - Jemma's styling tips This month we were joined in our Mount Edgcumbe shop by stylist Jemma Barnard. A second year Interior Decoration, Design and Styling student from Plymouth College of Art, Jemma helped us to add a festive feel using natural Christmas decorations, locally sourced. Jemma, tell us a [...]

Christmas Bread Pudding Recipe

By |2019-11-23T11:28:09+00:00November 23rd, 2019|Made In Cornwall, Helen Round, Traditional Cornish Recipes, Christmas|

Christmas Bread Pudding Recipe There are those lovely old recipes that have been passed down through generations and this is certainly one of them. I've adapted it a little bit to give it an added boozy touch and a festive feel. Serve it with a dollop of thick clotted cream or [...]

Eco Friendly Christmas Gifts

By |2019-11-06T13:14:14+00:00November 5th, 2019|Christmas, Eco Collection|

Eco Friendly Christmas Gifts This month we have compiled a list of eco friendly Christmas gifts to help you enjoy a greener festive season and new year. As well as our own sustainable gifts, we are sharing other zero-waste presents that are top of our eco-friendly Christmas list. So join us in buying mindfully [...]

Boiled Fruit Cake Recipe

By |2019-10-03T09:02:00+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Traditional Cornish Recipes|

Try our easy boiled fruit cake recipe My children's Grandma, fondly know as Grandma Freda, was an excellent cook. A lovely little Cornish lady, she was an active member of the Salvation Army and had a heart of gold. She loved to bake and among her many specialities (pasties included) was this wonderful boiled [...]

Designing Our Christmas Collection

By |2019-10-03T10:43:44+00:00October 1st, 2019|Hand Printed Linen, Made In Cornwall, In The Studio, Helen Round, Linen, Christmas, Christmas Collection|

Designing the Christmas Collection Never much one for reindeer, snowmen or other stylised Christmas icons, my inspiration for our Christmas Collection has come from the beautiful Mount Edgcumbe Country Park in which our shop and studio is situated. Since we opened the shop last year, my journey to work has been through this wonderful [...]

Sustainable Student Gift Ideas

By |2019-09-27T10:14:59+00:00September 6th, 2019|Made In Cornwall, Eco Collection|

We have selected a collection of eco-friendly sustainable student gift ideas for those setting off to university or college this month. Whether they're going back for their final year or leaving home for the first time, these gifts will help students do their bit to save the planet and live a more sustainable life [...]

Holiday Packing List Essentials

By |2019-09-27T10:23:45+00:00July 30th, 2019|Hand Printed Linen, Around The World, Eco Collection|

Our Holiday Packing List Guide Wherever you're planning to travel this summer, we have just the thing to keep holiday essentials safe and your trip eco-friendly. Our handprinted linen is lightweight and quick-drying making our products the perfect travelling companions. We have selected our top 5 suitcase essentials and also compiled a holiday reading [...]

How To Care For Your Linen Fabric

By |2019-06-23T15:04:48+00:00June 23rd, 2019|Hand Printed Linen, Made In Cornwall|

How To Care For Your Linen Fabric Linen fabric is a totally natural fibre and it comes from the Flax plant. It's really easy to look after and will get softer and softer as you use and wash it. Some people worry about the crinkles, but I say, embrace them.... it is what makes [...]