Tuesday, 29 March 2011
Monday, 28 March 2011
Friday, 18 March 2011
Thursday, 17 March 2011
I have been working in Morpeth today, and during my lunch break, I had a quick look round the shops... and I found some gorgeous things!
Crystal buttons, from The Sewing Box, and I loved them so much, I had to buy lots!
The postman delivered this, just I was leaving home yesterday.... vintage embroidered hat trimming.
A red vintage felt hat, and a matching vintage brooch.... ideal to re-make into a fascinator and use the brooch as a flower centre.
Vintage glass bead necklace, this will become a tiara with one of my embroidered flowers. The brooches will be a fabulous trimming for a fascinator.
This is the purple fascinator I was hand stitching in my B&B bedroom last night.... I think it looks lovely with one of the crystal buttons!
Wednesday, 16 March 2011
So far all my fascinators have been made with silk, with blocked millinery net and then blocked silk, but it's a long process, keep waiting for fabrics to dry... so I thought I'd turn my hand to felt and have a little play!
So, on Saturday aafternoon, I had a trip round the shops and found a few felts hats for me to "up-cycle" and re-make into something completely different! Using my kettle as a make shift steamer... I blocked my little felt fascinator and an hour later it was completely dry for me to hand stitch the wire edge and bind with gorgeous pink leopard print bias binding for www.macculloch-wallis.co.uk
My Sunday night, I'd blocked a purpley and green felt fascinator... and looking forward to working of those little beauties next weekend!
I won this fabulous vintage hat / head block last week on Ebay... just the best place to find stuff you need! I love it! It arrived today... just as I was leaving the house to work away for a few days. I can't wait to get back and start blocking!
Thursday, 10 March 2011
My first post of many!
I love creating one off special little pieces of gorgeousness for you to wear in your hair! And this will be my place to tell you all about it!
To view my range of fascinators and vintage style wedding accessories... check out my Folksy Shop :)