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68/100: 100 Days of Making

Gave it the chop!!

This top started its journey with me as part of a stash of vintage fabric gifted to me by a casual acquaintance. I first made a dress out of it using my Audrey Dress pattern. It was fully lined and I wore it for several years. About a year ago I […]

62/100: 100 Days of Making

Little bedside lampshades!

I’ve just finished off these two shades for bedside lamps for Lynne Tanner @socialfabricau The fabric is one of her designs and it has lots of mid century punch! These shades will look right at home in their new Teneriffe apartment. We custom make shades in all sorts of sizes or why […]

39/100: 100 Days of Making

Making plans for the Ottoman Pick’n’Mix!!!

Scheming today on fabulous new ottoman options for both workshops and custom made. We have been offering ottoman workshops for about three years and they have consistently been super popular! There is something about an ottoman… it is such a versatile piece of furniture. It can be a footstool, […]

100 Days of Handmade//Day 89//

//Needed a new home//Handmade_89

Dumped and dirty, lost and lonely!

I found this chair on a kerbside clean-up. It had a completely broken back leg held on with insulating tape. The upholstery was filthy and worn (the dark fabric on the seat). But I […]

By | 2017-01-01T20:08:15+10:00 27 March 2013|Tags: , , , |

100 Days of Handmade//Day 87//

//Vintage Frock PromoVintage Frock Workshop//

We have launched our first vintage frock workshop! This two part workshop kicks off on April 20!

The lovely Karie, at The Click-Clack Lounge in Sandgate, has a range of great genuine vintage fabric if you want to stitch […]

By | 2017-01-01T20:08:15+10:00 20 March 2013|Tags: , , , |

100 Days of Handmade//Day 76//

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Fabric’s the Wrap?

I love using fabric as gift wrapping, particularly when the gift is handmade and the recipient likes to craft!

This delightful doggy wrap holds a gift for a child (an alphabet cushion) and I know the family is […]

By | 2017-01-01T20:08:16+10:00 22 February 2013|Tags: , , |

100 Days of Handmade//Day 74//

Handmade-74Keep me in the hoop!

Embroidery hoops make great frames! Just select your fabric, cut to size, secure between the two timber rings and hang on the wall.

Group a few together. Use co-ordinating¬† fabrics to create a story. The possibilities are endless.. theme for a […]

By | 2017-01-01T20:08:16+10:00 20 February 2013|Tags: , , |

100 Days of handmade//Day 65//

Fabric fruit…want oneHandmade-65 of your own?

What’s not to love about fabric fruit…one of the food groups isn’t it?

I’ve been wanting to make some pin cushions for the studio for a while now but couldn’t decide what they should look like. I saw […]

By | 2017-01-01T20:08:19+10:00 8 February 2013|Tags: , , , |