First planning meeting of the year last night to decide what we need to do to make sure we are ready for this year's festival. We've been experimenting with cowl scarves and they seem popular last year's fest. We also want to bring our brooch range up to date and have some contemporary designs that we want to start making. It's an exciting time. Photo's to follow.

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I Believe in the Power of Clothes!

I believe in the power of clothes. Ever woke up one morning only to look in the mirror and feel an overwhelming feeling of disappointment that the reflection staring back is fatter, frumpier and more tired looking than the mental image you have of yourself? To dress in your usual clothes and feel them just [...]

Read More » | October 16, 2011 | Category: Corsages, Jewellery, Scarves | Comments: none

Velvet & Silk

In my recent experimentation with printing I’ve had the oppotunity to rediscover devore. This is a printing technique which works with mixed fibre fabrics. I used silk velvet. I cut a stencil and used a silk screen and squeegee to print with thick devore paste. The paste, once printed it left to dry on the [...]

Read More » | July 11, 2011 | Category: Scarves | Comments: none