Archive | October 2014
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New inchie pendants at funkycrafts.Made using acrylics, batik paper, stickles glitter and Pearlised paint. For anyone not having come across the world of inchies, they are as the name suggests one inch squared and people make them in a variety of media including paper, textile, sewing, embroidery, decoupage. They are miniature works of art and people […]
This is a newer range of hair garland necklaces I’m making for the mystic garden glastonbury (for the lovely Linda Ravenscroft) they are made using a thick elastic hair band, paper roses, satin rosebuds and lovely shambala beads which add that sparkle and glitz 🙂 the best thing about them is their versatility as they […]
Shibori silk is a japanese dyeing technique that involves dyeing, stitching, folding, twisting and compression of silk fabrics This technique is applied to 4” bias cut 100% silk satin ribbon, which is carefully pole wrapped, dyed and over-dyed multiple times to create stunning, vibrant colour variations between the pleats and throughout the ribbon resulting in a […]
Fabric cuff bracelets at funkycrafts. These are an extra special pair being made with shibori silk which gives them added texture and 3d look. Embellished with paper and fabric roses, beads and swarovski crystals.
Recycled brooch handmade by me at funkycrafts. Really pretty, made using scraps of lace, yarn and fibres and embellished with butterflies and swarovski crystals (obviously not recycled) mounted on recycled card. Thank you for looking 🙂
Just a reminder of inchie pendants that I still make. All are handmade, one off designs, using acrylics, pens and stickles (glitter and pearlescent) finished in diamond glaze and sari ribbon or thong for around the neck. Very pretty. Just 5.00 each and new to my online shop, soon to be announced is every item […]
New Orange and turquoise fairy bag handmade at funkycrafts. This is a beautiful bespoke one off design. Made using scraps of fabric and different fibres, yarns and lace and a special piece of vintage sari border adorns the front flap. This is beaded and really quite beautiful. It is finished off with a neotrims indian […]
A few of my own personal favourite items I’ve made and displayed. Garlands, cuffs, bags, brooches at funkycrafts. I plan to start selling on my online shop very soon. Look out for goodies turning up in my shop. This year I’m trying to encourage people to buy from and support crafts people instead of large […]
Handmade fairy tote back at funkycrafts. These small tote bags are made in the same way as my cuffs with all the usual embellishments including swarovski crystals. They can be worn over the shoulder or hands-free (perfect for festivals) they are quite small, with this in mind. I lost two pair of glasses this year […]
As promised, these are pictures of my latest creations, fairy bags handmade by me at funkycrafts. They are made in exactly the same way as the fairy cuffs and are embellished in the same way. The crochet flowers are handmade locally (I cannot crochet for toffee haha) but I wanted some flowers with a different […]