freeform heart

i was invited to contribute a freeform crochet heart and/or flowers by prudence mapstone, who is a renowned crochet artist

prudence is taking the display of contributions from around the world with her to all the craft fairs in australian cities, including hobart at the end of this month

this is my attempt!

invited

i’ve been invited to make some of these for an event organised by ilk cafe and gallery at rosevears, tasmania

will have to start stitching, as most of these have sold …

bird key hangers

and heart brooches

getting shirty

thanks to pillows-a-la-mode, I was inspired to recycle a shirt into something new

to be precise, a pyjama shirt, recycled into many new thingsgetting shirty - rita summers 2013there was enough fabric to make a cushion, 2 x luggage tags, a journal cover, 2 x brooches, a cuff, a drawstring bag, 2 x pocket bags, a heart hanger and a wallet

wool felt added; embellished with buttons, beads and hand stitching

[i am offering this as a workshop this year – click here to enrol or find out more]