Category Archives: Oooh

91 magazine: a new issue is all yours

91magazine_issue7.indd

Read it at 91magazine.co.uk

Leave a comment

Filed under 91 magazine, Craft + interiors, Craft + vintage, Craft in the new craft mags, Oooh, Things I have seen

I want to make a pair of sea nymph shoes like this

diy sea nymph shoes

Learn how to make them on Harriet’s Fix Up, Look Chic blog.

1 Comment

Filed under Bloggers, Craft + fashion, Just using DIY nous, Oooh, Things I have seen, Things I would like to have made myself

Illustrated Cher. WHATEVER.

Cher by OhGoshCindy

(via Domestic Sluttery)

Leave a comment

Filed under Craft + celebrities, Craft + film, Craft things I'd like to buy, Illustration, Oooh, Prints, Things I would like to have made myself

Crafting the Berlin Wall. With cross stitch

Diane-Meyer

Diane Meyer, an assistant professor of photography at Loyola Marymount University, makes these amazing pictures. See more at dianemeyer.net

(Via npr.org)

 

1 Comment

Filed under Artists who craft, Craft + politics, Cross stitch, Oooh

The royal baby will not, I repeat, will not, be getting a knitted kangeroo from Australia.

Sad times indeed (via Herald Sun)

It may or may not have looked something like this…

(Image from cakescakescakes)

1 Comment

Filed under Craft + celebrities, Craft + the royal baby, Craft in the papers, Knitting, Oooh

Matt Fountain is bossing it. Help him.

Some words from the man himself. Shelter is an amazing charity and his campaign is brilliant.

Or see more about his campaign at crowdfunder.co.uk.

Leave a comment

Filed under Craft + activism, Craft + charity, Oooh

My new bestest app.

20130712-215836.jpg

Thanks to the marvellous Susannah Conway, I now know about the app, Over. Expect text on EVERYTHING from now on.

Leave a comment

Filed under • NOTHING TO DO WITH CRAFT, Oooh

Chanel do cross stitch

Chanel cross stitch

(Via Jezebel, and my new copy of Elle)

Leave a comment

Filed under Craft + fashion, Craft in the glossy mags, Cross stitch, Oooh, Things I have seen

Cath Kidston: not the domestic goddess you think she is?

Apparently not.

““I am not a domestic goddess. I’m always riveted to know who these domestic goddesses really are. Where are they all?”, she told the Telegraph’s fashion editor Lisa Armstrong at Hay festival. (via the Telegraph)

I reckon this is an EXCELLENT opportunity to post this picture: Cath Kidston inspired nails (via Victoria’s Vintage)

Cath Kidston nails

Leave a comment

Filed under Craft + beauty, Craft + business and making money, Craft in the Telegraph, Oooh

Supermarket Sarah for Traid Remade Dalston

Supermarket Sarah for Traid Remade Dalston

Supermarket Sarah, the WONDERFUL lady whose “walls” of stuff pop up all over London and beyond has just collaborated with charity Traid (textile recycling for aid and international development) to put together their Dalston shop window. Doesn’t it look ace?

Traid remade window close up

Sarah in the window

Traid is a cracking charity that sell really good quality second hand clothes, and make the non-decent ones into new clothes – they’re the ultimate upcyclers.

Traid Remade leggings

Thanks to Sarah for these pics. I interviewed her in her Hackney home for Psychologies once. What a lovely day that was.

Leave a comment

Filed under Artists who craft, Craft + charity, Craft shops, Fabric, Local people who do good, Oooh, Those who make to sell