Monday, 26 January 2009

New cuff available in my Etsy shop!

Thursday, 22 January 2009

Vintage buttons!

I'm still drooling over these vintage buttons that arrived yesterday. My selection from
Each one has it's own distinct personality. I'm starting to dream up new pieces so I can do justice to these beauties!

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

I love scouring the charity shops for crafting books. The pattern below comes from 1962 - 'The complete book of needlecrafts' by Dora Seton. The finished plant is stunning! One of these days when I get a spare afternoon.....
If anyone is interested in the prickly pincushion pattern that follows, let me know.

A Gay Felt Plant.

Wednesday, 7 January 2009

Look what Santa has given me!
These lovely Moomin books are perfect presents. I've been meaning for a long time to use the beautiful drawings as inspiration for some jewellery. So, that's my next creative adventure!

Sunday, 4 January 2009

Well, I'm a bit sad having to wave goodbye to an old favourite.

My first coral brooch was on the Etsy front page today....thanks Admin. It is now winging its way to Brooklyn, New York, for a new life.

Happily, I'm continuing the design but in the form of custom orders. I'm working on an amazing red version which I'll post when complete.