Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Textile Tuesday: Temari Balls and Yubinuki

If nothing else ever comes from my journey through hand worked textiles, then the people I have met along the way will have made it all worth it. Especially these days. The internet really has made it a very small world!
A few months back I mentioned my new found interest in temari balls, and the similarity to the work involved in them to the original button making techniques. I love the way in which skills develop in different countries, and how they evolve, often quite independently. There are many different hand works skills that illustrate this. 

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Throwback Thursday: The U.F.O. (UnFinished Object)


Many of you will know that we have recently moved. Very recently in fact; I still haven't finished unpacking some things! But in actual fact it was the packing and sorting that led to a few interesting discoveries...

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(I have been keeping a blog over at my website for some time now. I'll add links here, for easy updating).

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Textile Tuesday: Fit for a Queen (or two)




I am really lucky in that I know some fantastic costumiers. That means that every once in a while I am able to work on some really wonderful items of passementerie as accessories to a special project, be that buttons, tassels, or braids. My most recent have been girdle tassels.

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(I have been keeping a blog over at my website for some time now. I'll add links here, for easy updating).

Sunday, October 27, 2013

...Since I last posted...

Looks like autumn is finally here. And yesterday's rain certainly meant with a vengence I think! For many people, this time of year really is a quiet one, not wanting to quite think about that big celebration in a couple of months, but knowing it is looming. And alas, having an online shop, I have start thinking about things like last posting dates. I'll be adding them to the site info very soon.

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