Category Archives: Craft + fashion

Acne x Liberty

Yes please.

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Available from February 15.

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Lily Cole + knitting + Innocent Smoothies

 

Lily (who everyone’s favourite model, right?) is promoting Innocent’s The Big Knit.

From the press release: “This year’s Big Knit takes place from 6-29th November.  Behatted smoothies can be found in shops across the land, and for every one we sell, 25p will go to Age UK.  There’s lots more info at www.thebigknit.co.uk.”

 

 

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Made In Chelsea meets designer-makers

Dreamy Star Hoops 18ct gold plated silver

Dreamy Star Ring 18ct Gold Plated Silver

Made In Chelsea star, Rosie Fortescue, and designer-jeweller Laura Graves, have teamed up to create this collection, which launches on 11 November.

 

 

 

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Five best triangle patchwork pictures.

Future, one of my favourite publishing houses, are launching a new magazine, Love Quilting (ooh, here’s a sampler). It’s edited by the marvellous Jen Fox Proverbs.

A cracking excuse to post some of my favourite shape in patchwork form.

Blanket.

Triangles.

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Tray.

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Dress.

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Cushion.

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Hurrah for Edith Head!

I love a good Google doodle, and today’ tribute to costume designer Edith Head is marvellous.

 

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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.

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Amazing stuff

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Today is my first day as creative director of The Amazings, a video platform for makers.

I’m excited.

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Fashion ads do craft

Chanel and Margaret Howell bring the handmade to their glossy ads this month.

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Your next skirt pattern.

Illustration of woman wearing a white skirt

The new skirt pattern from Sinbad and Sailor is HOT, right? Get it here.

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Chanel do cross stitch

Chanel cross stitch

(Via Jezebel, and my new copy of Elle)

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