Auckland writer and artist Zee Southcombe has published an astonishing 12 books in the last two years, and usually has a few creative projects on the go. Her works include children’s chapter books, a wordless picture book, colouring books, a children’s anthology, and zines, as … Read more »
Writer and artist Z.R. Southcombe (Zee) loves to share her passion with others – especially young creators – and we love her inspirational and educational books for youngsters who want to develop their creative ideas.
We are constantly in awe of Auckland artisan Louise of Bibliographica – she makes the most beautiful books with attention to every tiny detail, from the intricate hand stitches and embossing to the vintage embellishments and tea-stained pages.
Dressed in black reclaimed leather, my rustic, weathered coat is sure to inspire. Intricate stitching with purple linen thread adorns my coat in a swirling pattern from front to back. Open me up, and you’ll find I begin & end with snippets of hand-aged batik style decorative paper in blue & cream hues. In between, I’m filled with 36 sheets of purple-stained paper to write your little secrets or mantras.
This year Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (often called simply Alice in Wonderland) turns 150 years old. We take a look at the inspiration this engaging children’s book has provided Felt’s makers…
There’s nothing quite like handmade gifts for the little people in your life – they have heart and soul that mass produced toys just can’t compete with. Just take a peek at our amazing collection of cute, colourful and original handcrafted creations for kids – you’ll be just as enchanted as your tamariki.
Got a favourite superhero? So have some of our clever makers, it seems. Whether your heart’s been stolen by a dark avenger or a caped crusader, there’s a crafty way to show your allegiance on Felt.
Hi, my name is Jo and I’m a notebook addict. I have notebooks in every room of the house, in every coat pocket and in every bag. They contain my plots and schemes, my dreams, my shopping lists and my to-do lists. They archive my house plans and garden plans, clothing designs and random doodles. They are a patchwork image of my brain, drawn in biro.