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Market Finds August

Market Finds August

My mission this week was to find some interesting designs that would blend well with the striped and plain colours already in my stock. The day was promising to be a scorcher, the sun bright in the sky although it was only nine in the […]

New Ideas – Twisters

New Ideas – Twisters

I am always thinking about new and unusual ways to use recycled fabric. I am currently working on a new design idea. I have called them “twisters”. any way you want them, twisters will give you a lot of design choices. Made with recycled fabric, […]

Jewellery – What is it and why do we wear it?

Jewellery – What is it and why do we wear it?

Types of Jewellery There are two main types of jewellery Real Costume Real Jewellery Real jewellery is made from precious metals like gold and silver, gemstones like diamonds and emeralds, or genuine pearls. It is usually costly, and for that reason is seen as an […]

Market Finds

Market Finds

Yesterday was market day in the town so armed with my purse I set off to see what treasures I could unearth. I love stripes. I love the colour grey. And I love pure cotton. When I saw this dress with dark and light grey […]

My Recycling Process

My Recycling Process

Getting the materials I need to make my jewellery is not an easy job! My journey begins at the local weekly market where stalls sell unwanted clothing of every description. Competition is fierce! Women (and a few men) crowd around the stalls looking for bargains. […]