This lovely pin cushion from Stitched has a secret weapon – it’s filled with crushed walnut shells – yep, walnut shells – to keep your pins sharp! How cool is that?
Attention stitchers and seamsters! We’re loving these practical and good-looking cotton reel and bobbin holders from Woodwise…
Where do you find snowy mountains? Pine trees? Woolly hats? Stag and brown bears? In a set of handcrafted polymer clay lumberjack buttons by Purple Sheep Buttons – love that buffalo plaid!
Christchurch designer, illustrator and ecologist Lynette of Nikau Designs creates beautiful ceramic buttons inspired by the New Zealand environment. Many of her pieces are made using handmade moulds taken from shells and sea urchins
Sarita Muir’s love of animals is very apparent in her creations and in her day-to-day life, as she divides her time between design for her label Evelyn Rose Design and rescuing unwanted rabbits and guinea pigs. Sarita finds it an exciting time to be a designer-maker, saying “The digital printing age has really embraced small businesses, creating new opportunities to print small runs of fabric.”
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…
This international fabric event has returned to the capital with new organisers and a new venue. There will be fabric, haberdashery and patterns galore, as well as tea, coffee, sweet treats and a huge table of donated fabric to raise money for Hospice.
Heads up Auckland – Fabric-a-brac is back this Saturday, promising vintage and modern fabrics, patterns, upholstery, haberdashery, sewing accessories, nice people, great coffee and sweet treats!
Fabric-A-Brac is all about connecting the treasure troves of fabric, buttons and other sewing notions in communities with craft and sewing enthusiasts.