Yes its been ridiculously hot in Sydney lately, and my sewing room has literally become a sweatshop while I have been sewing softies. Today these little guys headed off to their interim home at Shorties in Newtown. They are super cute aren’t they! Rachel
In my creative space today….. A new batch of softies including some newbies and some old favourites and a half watched First Season DVD of Big Love… Oh how I love this show… What do you think of the new softies, does the Moustache Man take your fancy? To check out more creative spaces stop… Continue reading My creative space….
As many of you know I haven’t been producing soft toys for a few months now. It just got way too hard with our previous living arrangements, the move and the renovations. After a fairly long break though I am keen to get back into it. I’ve missed creating toys, interacting with my retailers, writing patterns, and… Continue reading Decisions, 2010, and The Two Windmills
In my creative space today(in no specific order)…. the beginnings of a cold I think… a packet of mint slice biscuits lefts over from last nights Inner West craft room arms and legs a new idea 2 toddlers (one of which keeps kicking me off my desk chair) 10 kg of stuffing sketches of robots… Continue reading My creative space
Hey there, Over the Christmas and New Year period I spent a lot of time working on some designs I had in my head and on paper. Here they are… Oliver the spaceboy Moby the Whale And Lady Penelope the penguin What do you think? They’ll be in my madeit and etsy shops by the end of the week. Rachel
Yes I’m still obsessed with whales. Here are some more drafts, arranged in order of most recent. I’m pretty happy with the first one, though perhaps he needs something more. What do you think? Rachel By the way this is my 99th post. The next one will be a giveaway!
I was recently asked to consider making some ‘eco’ softies for a local store, and its been something I have been thinking a lot about lately. To be honest I know very little about fabric production methods, and bugger all about how hobbyfill is made. So far almost my softies have been mostly made of… Continue reading Organic softies