I'm sure the only reason some of you are still visiting my blog is in the hope that you might get a glimpse of these babies! Anna's nappy leaked all over Daddys legs this afternoon and he came down stairs in his new trousers made by my Mum.
Mum thinks they are awful and a crime against man, fashion, fabric and all things holy.....we think they are ace!
I am particularly in love with Simons arse obviously but more precisely these contrast pockets from a fabric sample book.
In other, less exciting business I couldn't remember if I'd shown you my new line in brooches. I embellished a tiny piece of felt, cut two circles much larger and in a complementary colour. Then I used my Cuttlebug to cut a tiny window for the embellished area and added pretty bits. I really like these and will be trying this one on Folksy. I love the fact the brooches make a little material go along way.
The shop I sell brooches to in Deal had given me a list of their 'Autumn colours', in which I dutifully made some brooches but I have to say my heart wasn't totally in it. I have never been a girl to get excited about beige being the new green and all that stuff and nonsense. Anyway I had to cleanse my creative soul and did it by making these; fluffy pink is not the new black, orange net is not the new silk, that is not a semi-precious stone at the centre....it's just fun. I love it....for me this is what it's about. I think I have had a tiny epiphany; I don't like tasteful. It doesn't sing to my soul. This does!
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