Wednesday, 28 March 2012

new fabrics

just saw these gorgeous fabrics and am trying to get inspired to create! Winter is upon us so I am looking at making myself a quilt for the bedroom. (maybe not in these fabrics, but who knows!)

OMG! I could make kids blankets, bunting, noticeboards.....need to take a trip and buy some now!

Sunday, 25 March 2012

My top 5 covert list!!

I wanna be a picker!!! Ahhh... digging through the junk and finding a gem and then making it into something worth having in your house! Bliss. Love these two shows. American Pickers just re-sell their finds but Picker Sisters up-cycle the "junk" they find and it is gold!

I am a tad obsessed with the Titanic.  Movies, books, I went to the exhibition as well.  What can I say...we all have a little quirk?

Eames.  Do I need to say any  more? I love everything to do with this designer.  Beautiful, functional and worth every penny.

Industrial furniture.  Turning something butt ugly into something worth savouring. I love this multi-drawer cabinet because it has endless functions.  My mind is going round and round just thinking. Love love love.

Love 1960's architecture.  This kitchen is functional, airy, beautiful and my kind of space.

Thanks for taking the time to view my covet list. My blog is all about my other love....craft.  I make baby blankets, bunting and noticeboards.  I'm currently studying Interior Design to hopefully one day become a Property Stylist so I invite you to stick around and have a mosey through my creations.  Thanks!!

Friday, 23 March 2012

My top 5

These are my top 5 favourite creations.  I hope you like them..... I loved making them!

This blanket I created for a new bubba in Queensland.  It had to be cotton and cool enough for those hot temps!  I had free reign on the design but I wanted something the child could grow up with and not be too baby baby. The contrast of the different patterns looks great whilst keeping with the same colors. 
 Size approx: 1.5m x 1.1m and Cost: $65

 This warm snuggly cot blanket I made again for a new bubba.  The brief was to go a little retro.  I found this awesome car fabric and matched it with a polka dot border and polar fleece backing.  Customer was chuffed.  
Size approx 1.1m x 1.5m cost $60

A friend of mine has a fabulous cake business at the Mornington Wednesday markets (The Cake Table) and she wanted to jazz up her stall.  So I made this fab bunting in her business card colors.  They are 2 x 3m length bunting and cost $65 for the lot. Very festive!

This would have to be my favourite.  I found this linen elephant fabric and had to use it somehow! I made it a feature in the centre of the quilt and put a gorgeous fine cord border of pale blue with white polka dots.  I then sewed a feature ribbon on both ends and finished it with a matching cotton navy blue/white polka dot fabric.  Great multi-seasonal blanket for a new baby boy.
Size approx: 1.1m x 1.5m Cost: $65

This fabulous noticeboard was a commission for a friend of mine who has a hair salon at home.  When she asked me for fabric with scissors on it I nearly had a heart attack! Where was I going to get that?? Anyway, after much searching I found it! This noticeboard is backed with cork also to pin all those important things. It comes with a bag of medium sized pegs and some pins.
 Size approx: 1.2m x 40cm and cost $60